Definition of "flotsam"
  1. Debris from a ship that has been accidentally lost and is left to float on the water's surface
How to use "flotsam" in a sentence
  1. After the storm, a significant amount of flotsam washed up on the shore which included parts of the wrecked ship.
  2. The coast guard advised boaters to avoid the flotsam from the maritime accident, which can pose a navigational hazard.
  3. The harbor had to be cleared of flotsam before the arrival of the fleet.

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