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flotsam
used in The Two Towers

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Definition
floating debris — especially from a shipwreck

or:

anything or anyone treated as of low value such as discarded items or homeless people
  • Chapter 9 Flotsam and Jetsam Gandalf and the King's company rode away, turning eastward to make the circuit of the ruined walls of Isengard.
    3.9 — Book 3 Chapter 9 — Flotsam and Jetsam (0% in)
  • We spent a busy time after that, searching the flotsam, and rummaging about.
    3.9 — Book 3 Chapter 9 — Flotsam and Jetsam (95% in)
  • It was through our search for man-food that Pippin discovered the prize of all the flotsam, those Hornblower barrels.
    3.9 — Book 3 Chapter 9 — Flotsam and Jetsam (97% in)

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