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  • n  wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
  • n  cheap clothing (as formerly issued to sailors in Britain)
  • n  wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
  • n  deep soft mud in water or slush
  • n  (usually plural) waste water from a kitchen or bathroom or chamber pot that has to be emptied by hand
    she carried out the sink slops
  • n  (usually plural) weak or watery unappetizing food or drink
    he lived on the thin slops that food kitchens provided
  • n  writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
  • v  cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container
  • v  walk through mud or mire
  • v  ladle clumsily
  • v  feed pigs

  • But the mistress of the house soon loses patience with a "damn fool Kaffir" who can't tell mushroom soup from slops.
  • His character is as shapeless as the slops they issued him at the prison gate, and his condition as hopeless as the five shillings in his pocket.
  • But there's an element of three-card monte here: money slops from pot to pot, and the totals remain unchanged.
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  • Former vet tech faces fine, jail for saving raccoons, deer
    MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Carol Deyo’s small Knox County farm could have been lifted straight out of a children’s book. Horses graze around a pond. A pig slops corn from a bowl while two goats watch from afar. Peering through chicken wire stretched across a barn door are two adult deer, their necks craned and ears perked as Deyo approaches. As she steps in with them, they greet her, licking her hands ...
    Aug. 12, 2013 - The Columbus Dispatch

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