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1. jetsam

noun. the floating wreckage of a ship.

Synonyms

  • flotsam

Antonyms

  • inside
  • middle

Etymology

  • jetteson (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • getteson (Anglo-Norman)

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2. jetsam

noun. the part of a ship's equipment or cargo that is thrown overboard to lighten the load in a storm.

Synonyms

  • portion

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • beginning

Etymology

  • jetteson (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • getteson (Anglo-Norman)

Sentences with jetsam


1. Noun, singular or mass
It's a rare day when the wind doesn't blow, and the park's basin-shaped shoreline draws in all sorts of flotsam and jetsam, making it a hot spot for beachcombing.

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