(plural slop shoots)
- 1961, J P de Haan, Practical shipbuilding: B, A manual for the construction of seagoing merchant ships and war-ships, from series Ships and Marine Engines, volume 3B, page 149:
- In every passageway where the passengers’ cabins are situated, there is a steward’s station. This is a small space provided with a working table with either a fixed or a folding seat, a locker for storing cleaning materials and a slop sink (see section 184) or a slop shoot (see section 166 part I).
- 1975, Robert Ludlum, The Road to Gandolfo, ISBN 0-8037-5920-7:
- “Mac can drink a whole battalion under a mess hall slop shoot.”…“Get off it, you chickenfucker! Show that hairy ass you call a face or I'll open the slop-shoot and drop in that fucking lipstick! …”
- (US, military) A drinking establishment for US Marines.