slop pail


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Slop pail

A bucket used to collect kitchen scraps that were later fed to the hogs.
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Noun1.slop pail - a large pail used to receive waste water from a washbasin or chamber pot
bucket, pail - a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
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slop pail

nEimer mfür Schmutzwasser
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His sudden turns toward the real can be awkward and nasty, as in the mention of "aqueous lives" in a slop pail ("A Certain Slant").
To go to Communion worthily gives God great glory, but a man with a dungfork in his hand, a woman with a slop pail, give him glory, too.
Mum Josie glimpsed her only when she brought her food or took the slop pail away to empty.