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Flotsam

In maritime law, property seen floating on the water after having been ejected from a ship involuntarily. Flotsam is usually the result of a shipwreck. Under maritime law, flotsam remains the property of its original owners, while jetsam, which is deliberately thrown overboard in an emergency, is the property of its finder.
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With the exception of A Lou Harrison Reader (Santa Fe, 1987; reviewed in Music & Letters, lxxi (1990), 596-7) - Peter Garland's glorious but intentionally anti-scholastic, celebratory assemblage of mainly biographical flotsam and jetsam - Heidi Von Gunden's The Music of Lou Harrison is the first extended study of one of America's senior composers.
flotsam and jetsam medley of memoir fragments") whose collective purpose is to denounce those state-sponsored "terrors and apprehensions of the people [that] led them into a thousand weak, foolish, and wicked things, which they wanted not a sort of people really wicked to encourage them to.
It is a natural eddy for the flotsam and jetsam that washed up in Japan in the first half of the century, and a number symbolically populate these pages.
There are flush tests that use tiny pellets and others with various flotsam and jetsam.
They think of these continents as being some flotsam and jetsam that sit on top of these plates and don't affect the fundamental plate structure.
I'm not saying that under him the Three Lions will be a shipwreck, but my money's on a three-strong coaching team - Big Sam, flotsam and jetsam.
Not all our flotsam and jetsam must wind up in the local re-cycling centre or in a lay-by near you
The flotsam and jetsam have left the building - let the battle commence.
Do the flotsam and jetsam in their tents feel any affinity to the teachings of Jesus?
Indeed, there are more sparks between Claflin and his fishy femme - the rising British actor emerges from the flotsam and jetsam with dignity.
I've must have heard it umpteen times today, These celebs keep repeating it like parrots You would think it was the only word they can say They've give it a real ear bashing on the telly In fact it's driving me insane It's nearly as bad as those world cup vuvuzelas And you must admit they were an absolute pain Remember it was the same with awesome Another word to put mildly, I wasn't very fond You can bet your boots it's not the last of this verbal flotsam and jetsam That keeps drifting over here from across the pond.
Help rangers clear the flotsam and jetsam off the beach after the winter storms then head off for a bracing winter walk along the coastal path to Inverkip.