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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.
Renee, who hails from Penarth, spends time with farmer Gareth Wyn Jones in Snowdonia, helping out with the birth of spring lambs, learns the secrets of foraging for fresh seafood in Gower, and joins a host of other surfers dodging flotsam and jetsam to enjoy the thrill of riding the Severn bore.
If retail therapy doesn't do the trick, of course, there's always the Guinness Village, where you can go to feel better about yourself, as you look down upon the human flotsam and jetsam, drowning in a sea of the black stuff.
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.
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.
They realise that people want calm, measured professionalism to steer us free of the f lotsam and jetsam of our shipwrecked economy.
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.
The snipers see it as a dreadful comedown, to leave mainstream TV to join the flotsam and jetsam way down the pecking order.