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Slops (The)

The police; originally “ecilop.”

“I dragged you in here and saved you,

And sent out a gal for the slops;

Ha! theyʹre acominʹ sir! Listen!

The noise and the shoutinʹ stops.”


Sims: Ballads of Babylon (The Matron’s Story).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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