One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘we were still finding interesting pieces of flotsam on the beach’
wreckage, lost cargo, floating remains
2‘the room was cleared of boxes and other flotsam’
rubbish, debris, detritus, waste, waste matter, discarded matter, dross, refuse, remains, scrap, lumber, odds and ends
North American trash, garbage
NZ Australian mullock
informal dreck, junk
British informal grot, gash
vulgar slang shit, crap
rare draff, raffle, raff, cultch, orts
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