Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See flotsam.

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Examples

  • I refuse to accept the idea that man is mere flotsom and jetsom in the river of life unable to influence the unfolding events which surround him.

    Joe Cirincione: King's Struggle to Prevent "The Hell of Thermonuclear War"

  • I'd really like to see some fuzzy pipe cleaner animals with googly eyes or maybe some dried flowers, cause really, the plastic flotsom is just so mundane :D

    Flotsam Plops

  • Part of my job in little Metropolis, IL is to come up with new Superman merchandise to sell to fans and I never once thought lets stick shield flotsom ina slice of cake next to a bowling pin.

    Flotsam Plops

  • Poor J.McC. is flotsom in the swirl, looking for anything that still floats.

    McCain "Bitch" Video Sparks War Between McCain Campaign And CNN

  • And why is there a gingerbread man flotsom on the dollar store vomit cake?

    In Which Happy Tanks SHOULD Be Given, But Are Not

  • I suppose they couldn't afford to do that w/o dipping into their flotsom account though, huh?

    This Calls For An Intervention

  • I *think* the "plastic" flotsom on the first one actually looks sort of like candy melt which was piped into shapes and then cooled.

    Show Offs

  • The Thracians, who dwell in these parts, have set up pillars as boundary marks, and each set of them has the pillage of its own flotsom and jetsom; for in old days, before they set up these landmarks, the wreckers, it is said, used freely to fall foul of and slay one another.

    Anabasis

  • I refuse to accept the idea that man is mere flotsom and jetsom in the river of life, unable to influence the unfolding events which surround him.

    Dr. King - Danya Ruttenberg

  • Lane Cooper, in an essay published in 1910, became the first to ever burst into the sea of Mesmeric flotsom littering the "Rime," in addition to citing related material in "Christabel," "Kubla Khan," Osorio, and other works.

    Re-collecting Spontaneous Overflows

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