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flotsam
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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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
  • What flotsam and jetsam we were, women of all accents and prospects washed up there boiling grits or pasta, whatever we knew as comfort, united by our effort not to think about our husbands' hands learning to cradle a gun.
    Book 3 — Judges (5% in)

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