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Jetsam

The casting overboard of goods from a vessel, by its owner, under exigent circumstances in order to provide for the safety of the ship by lightening its cargo load.

jetsam

goods, thrown into the sea from a ship, that sink and remain under water. See FLOTSAM, LAGAN.
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With my producer Luke Marsh, I travelled to Texel to make Flotsam & Jetsam, a short film about the lives of these extraordinary men and women and hear about their connection to the sea.
Look down upon the human flotsam and jetsam floating in a sea of the black stuff in the Guinness Village
The rising British actor emerges from the flotsam and jetsam with dignity.
This will not be a book for those demanding political correctness but most readers will enjoy the deliciously wicked fun that comes as Death picks up and stores souls in his vast bag like so much flotsam and jetsam.
But what about deep immersion on the other side of the line, the boundless Other full of our cast offs and castaways, flotsam, jetsam, and its own unnamed creatures?
Honestly, if you're a dad and you need a car to carry all the flotsam and jetsam that comes with it, this is the car you need.
Also back and busy are beach cops Flotsam and Jetsam, who are as skilled in surfer lingo as they are in apprehending criminals.
00pm) Host Stephen Fry is joined by Charlie Higson, Andy Hamilton, Rob Brydon and Alan Davies to discuss topics including flotsam and jetsam, awarding points not for the correct answers but for those he finds most interesting.
What artifacts do exist are little more than the flotsam and jetsam that he had in his pocket when he was shot.
In a similar vein English culture is the jetsam of Europe jettisoned from the French and German cultures.
This slowly rotating vortex draws in flotsam and jetsam, 80 per cent of which is believed to have originated from land, circulating it for decades and causing major problems for marine life.
A Whilst the beach-going publics' contribution to the flotsam and jetsam rubbish which is ceremoniously washed up, dragged out and washed up again shouldn't be ignored, it's clearly dhows and ships negligently dumping their waste which cause the majority of the bag trash tide.