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 Jet.Jetsam or Jetson. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jet d’Eau (French).
 
A spout or jet of water thrown up into the air, generally from an artificial fountain. The great jet at Versailles rises to a height of 100 feet; that at Chatsworth, the highest in existence, to 267 feet. (French, from the Latin jactus, thrown; jacio, to throw.)   1
 


 Jet.Jetsam or Jetson. 

 
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