Euphemism for the contents of a chamber pot. Not generally used in the singular.

Probably by derivation from the above, British slang for alcohol (e.g. Evilrooster was on the slops last night, meaning that yours truly looked upon the wine when it was red.)

In the Renaissance and Elizabethan era, "slops" were knee-length men's trousers or hose, often baggy or puffed. The term also applied generally to common laborers' clothing, due to the cheap, untailored craftsmanship.

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