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jetsam
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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the part of a ship's equipment or cargo that is thrown overboard to lighten the load in a storm
  • 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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