goods floating on the sea after a shipwreck

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.


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  • Waveson — Wave son, n. [From {Wave}; cf. {Jetsam}.] (O. Eng. Law) Goods which, after shipwreck, appear floating on the waves, or sea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waveson — n. objects which float in the sea after the sinking of a ship, flotsam (Old English Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • waveson — n. (Eng. Law.) Flotsam …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • waveson — wave·son …   English syllables

  • waveson — /weyvsan/ In old records, such goods as, after a wreck, swim or float on the waves. See flotsam …   Black's law dictionary

  • waveson — Goods from a wreck which float upon the sea …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • waveson — ˈwāvsən noun Etymology: wave (II) + son (as in Anglo French floteson flotsam) more at flotsam : goods that after shipwreck appear floating on the sea : flotsam …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nonassemblage — (Roget s Thesaurus) Dispersion < N PARAG:Nonassemblage >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{opp,72,} dispersion Sgm: N 1 disjunction disjunction &c. 44 Sgm: N 1 divergence divergence &c. 291 Sgm: N 1 aspersion aspersion Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

  • Nautical Terms — Ahoy, mateys! This be a fair and true listing of words having to do with ships and sailing, 225 of them in all. These terms come mainly from the great age of sailing ships, the 16th to 18th centuries, and almost all hail from the two great… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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