From Middle English jetteson, a throwing overboard of goods to lighten ship, from Anglo-Norman getteson, from Vulgar Latin *iectti, iecttin-, from *iecttus, past participle of *iectre, to throw; see jet2 love

From Middle English jetteson, a throwing overboard of goods to lighten ship, from Anglo-Norman getteson, from Vulgar Latin *iectti, iecttin-, from *iecttus, past participle of *iectre, to throw; see jet2

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