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The wreckage of a ship or its cargo found floating on or washed up by the sea,
  1. The wreckage of a ship or its cargo found floating on or washed up by the sea

  2. People or things that have been rejected and are regarded as worthless
    • - the room was cleared of boxes and other flotsam

  1. the floating wreckage of a ship
  2. In maritime law, flotsam, jetsam, lagan and derelict describe specific kinds of wreck. Historically the words had specific nautical meanings, with legal consequences.
  3. Flotsam is a children's picture book written and illustrated by David Wiesner. Published by Clarion/Houghton Mifflin in 2006, it was the 2007 winner of the Caldecott Medal.American Library Association: URL accessed 27 January 2007, Flotsam is the recipient of David Wiesner's 3rd Caldecott Medal. ...
  4. Neopets (originally NeoPets) is a virtual pet website launched by Adam Powell and Donna Williams on 15 November 1999. Two years after the web site was launched, Adam Powell and Donna Williams sold a majority share to a consortium of investors led by Doug Dohring. ...
  5. Debris floating in a river or sea, in particular fragments from a shipwreck
  6. Debris floating on the water surface.
  7. Flotsam is a term for floating remnants of a shipwreck.
  8. any "stuff" floating - trees, driftwood, wreckage, etc.
  9. Material found floating within a water body.
  10. Any floating cargo, stores, or damaged equipment which have floated off a wrecked or damaged vessel.
  11. restos flotantes; flotsam and jetsam restos; desechos
  12. Debris from a wreck which has floated off rather than been jettisoned (Jetsam).
  13. Anything floating in the water from which there is no response when an offer of a cocktail is made.
  14. Goods found floating in the sea and the perquisite of the Crown or the lord of the manor, unless claimed by the owner within a year and a day.
  15. Cargo cast or lost overboard and recoverable by reason of it remaining afloat, also wreckage from a shipwreck.
  16. A name for the goods that float upon the sea when cast overboard for the safety of the ship or when a ship is sunk. Distinguished from jetsam (goods deliberately thrown over to lighten ship) and ligan (goods cast into the sea attached to a buoy).
  17. Cargo from a wrecked ship.  It still belongs to the owners of the cargo even if it has been in the sea for years and years.
  18. Debris or cargo that remains afloat after a shipwreck.
  19. debris in the ocean water.
  20. Trash and floating debris.