Flotson
Flotsam Flot"sam, Flotson Flot"son, n. [F. flotter to float. See {FFlotilla}, and cf. {Jetsam}.] (Law) Goods lost by shipwreck, and floating on the sea; -- in distinction from jetsam or jetson. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • flotson — n. See flotsam …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Flotsam — Flot sam, Flotson Flot son, n. [F. flotter to float. See {FFlotilla}, and cf. {Jetsam}.] (Law) Goods lost by shipwreck, and floating on the sea; in distinction from jetsam or jetson. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flotsam — n.; (also flotson) Floating wreckage …   New dictionary of synonyms

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