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slop1 / släp/ • v. (slopped , slop·ping ) 1. [intr.] (of a liquid) spill or flow over the edge of a container, typically as a result of careless handling: water slopped over the edge of the sink. ∎  [tr.] cause (a liquid) to spill or overflow in such a way: in spite of his care he slopped some water. ∎  [tr.] apply or put (something) somewhere in a casual or careless manner: they spent their weekend slopping on paint. ∎  (slop through) wade through (a wet or muddy area): they were slopping through paddy fields. 2. [tr.] feed slops to (an animal, esp. a pig). 3. [intr.] speak or write in a sentimentally effusive manner; gush: she slopped over her dog. • n. 1. (usu. slops) waste water from a kitchen, bathroom, or chamber pot that has to be emptied by hand: sink slops. ∎  (usu. slops) semiliquid kitchen refuse, often used as animal food. ∎  unappetizing weak, semiliquid food: they fed us some slop in a bowl. 2. sentimental language or material: country music is not all commercial slop. slop2 • n. archaic 1. a workman's loose outer garment. 2. (slops) wide, baggy pants common in the 16th and early 17th centuries, esp. as worn by sailors. ∎  clothes and bedding supplied to sailors by the navy.

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slop1 †bag; (dial.) loose tunic or gown XIV; (pl.) wide breeches XV; ready-made garments XVII. OE. -slop, in oferslop surplice, corr. to MDu. (over)slop, ON. (yfir) sloppr, f. Gmc. *slup-; rel. to *slūp- in OE. slūpan, MLG. slūpan, OHG. sliofan(G. schliefen), Goth. sliupan glide.

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slop2 (dial.) muddy place, slush XIV; liquid food (esp. pl.) XVII; refuse liquid XIX. prob. repr. OE. *sloppe as in cūsloppe, var. of cūslyppe COWSLIP; cf. SLIP1.
Hence sloppy (-Y1) XVIII.

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slop3 (sl.) policeman. XIX. alt. of ecilop, backslang for POLICE.

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slop Poles produced by coppice.

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slop Poles produced by coppice.

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