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flotsam Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the floating wreckage of a ship
    jetsam.
WordNet

Flot"sam, Flot"son noun (Also<
  • Flotsam
  • Flotson
)
Etymology
F. flotter to float. See FFlotilla, and cf. Jetsam.
Definitions
  1. (Law) Goods lost by shipwreck, and floating on the sea; -- in distinction from jetsam or jetson. Blackstone.

Webster 1913


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