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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flotsam  \Flot"sam\,  Flotson  \Flot"son\,  n.  [F.  flotter  to  float. 
  See  {FFlotilla},  and  cf  {Jetsam}.]  (Law) 
  Goods  lost  by  shipwreck,  and  floating  on  the  sea;  --  in 
  distinction  from  jetsam  or  jetson.  --Blackstone. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flotsam 
  n  :  the  floating  wreckage  of  a  ship  [syn:  {jetsam}] 




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