slop bowl


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Slop bowl

A table dish used to collect inedible parts of the meal. It is not clear that slop bowls were ever very popular.
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Noun1.Slop bowl - a bowl into which the dregs of teacups and coffee cups are emptied at the tableslop bowl - a bowl into which the dregs of teacups and coffee cups are emptied at the table
bowl - a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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While the slop bowl, cup and saucer are porcelain, the large red bowl is pottery.
With more rain forecast, there is every chance we will witness a repeat of the Slop Bowl, which saw Pittsburgh beat Miami 3-0 in a quagmire with a late field goal on Monday.
Estimates for each piece vary from pounds 500 to pounds 1,400 with a slop bowl expected to fetch pounds 500 to pounds 700, a platter dish in excess of pounds 1,000.