slop jar

noun

: a large pail used as a chamber pot or to receive waste water from a washbowl or the contents of chamber pots

Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slop jar was in 1855

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“Slop jar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slop%20jar. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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