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Word: jetsam

Definition: things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)


Sentences Containing 'jetsam'

Shortly after Burton's death, Jason Newsted from Flotsam and Jetsam became Metallica's new bassist, a position he held until his resignation in 2001.

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