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 Slop (Dr.).Slo’pard (Dame). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Slops (The)
 
The police; originally “ecilop.”   1
       
“I dragged you in here and saved you,
And sent out a gal for the slops;
Ha! they’re acomin’ sir! Listen!
The noise and the shoutin’ stops.”
       
Sims: Ballads of Babylon (The Matron’s Story).
 


 Slop (Dr.).Slo’pard (Dame). 

 
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