slop bowl

noun

Definition of slop bowl

: a bowl for receiving the leavings of tea or coffee cups at table

First Known Use of slop bowl

1810, in the meaning defined above

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“Slop bowl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slop%20bowl. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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