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noun [uncountable]     flotsam pronunciation in British English

or flotsam and jetsam     flotsam and jetsam pronunciation in British English
/ˌflɒtsəm ən ˈdʒetsəm/

  1. 1
    things that you find floating in the sea or lying on the beach, especially parts of a ship that has sunk
  2. 2
    things that are lying around a place in an untidy way
  3. 3
    an insulting word for people who have no homes or jobs

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