slop shoot etymology

English word slop shoot comes from English slop, English shoot

Detailed word origin of slop shoot

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
slop English (eng) (transitive) In the game of pool or snooker to pocket a ball by accident; in billiards, to make an ill-considered shot.. (transitive) To spill liquid upon; to soil with a spilled liquid.. (transitive) to feed pigs. (transitive) to spill or dump liquid, especially over the rim of a container when it moves. (archaic, costers) A policeman. (chiefly, plural) Inferior, weak drink or liquid food.. [...]
shoot English (eng) (mining) A vein of ore running in the same general direction as the lode.. (professional wrestling, slang) An event that is unscripted or legitimate.. (weaving) A weft thread shot through the shed by the shuttle; a pick.. A hunt or shooting competition.. A photography session.. A rush of water; a rapid.. A shoat; a young pig.. An inclined plane, either artificial or natural, down which [...]
slop shoot English (eng) (US, military) A drinking establishment for US Marines.. (obsolete) A waste disposal shoot.

Words with the same origin as slop shoot

Descendants of shoot
SO Shooto sheet anchor skeet