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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


goods, thrown into the sea from a ship, that sink and remain under water. See FLOTSAM, LAGAN.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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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.
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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. I doubt, however, that there is any lagan that will surface from the bottom of this sack as Death keeps his souls well secured.
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.