Definition of 'flotsam'
Example sentences containing 'flotsam'
THE ENDLESS GAME (2005)
Suddenly the girl bent down and, finding a stick washed up among the flotsam, described a long, deep line in the sand just ahead.COMPULSION (2005)
Doctor seemed nice but one of those people who gets that white flotsam in the corners of their mouth when they talk.AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIR (2005)
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