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Definition of Jetson
1. jetsam [n -S] - See also: jetsam
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Literary usage of Jetson
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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"jetson," or Jetsam, thing« thrown out of a ship to lighten it. (Au- glo-Saxon,/otan, to float ; French, jeter, ..."
2. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel (1874)
"Mar. jetson ; —bait, m. S¡iort. chamber of retreat in a burrow; — bcb,clf, m. shift, make-shift; ..."
3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"This Vf us jetson and lagan in days of yore ! At present, I suppose, it means the appropriation of those shore-cast goods only for which no owner appears. ..."
4. Dave Darrin on Mediterranean Service: Or, With Dan Dalzell on European Duty by Harrie Irving Hancock (1919)
"Readers of the Annapolis series will recall jetson as being a fellow member of the Brigade of Midshipmen with Darrin and Dalzell at the US Naval Academy. ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Alabama by Alabama Supreme Court (1832)
"... by virtue of his office, of John Bass, deceased, brought an action of debt in Perry Circuit Court, against jetson Green, BW Holliday, and John "Welsh, ..."