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  1. Jetson(n.)

    Hence: Anything thrown overboard from a ship, whether floating or not.

  2. Origin: [F. jeter to throw: cf. OF. getaison a throwing. Cf. Flotsam, Jettison.]

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  1. jetson(Noun)

    jetsam

  2. Origin: Compare getaison a throwing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jetson(noun)

    goods which sink when cast into the sea, and remain under water; -- distinguished from flotsam, goods which float, and ligan, goods which are sunk attached to a buoy

  2. Jetson(noun)

    jettison. See Jettison, 1

  3. Origin: [F. jeter to throw: cf. OF. getaison a throwing. Cf. Flotsam, Jettison.]


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