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 Jet d’Eau (French).Jettator. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jetsam or Jetson.
 
Goods cast into the sea to lighten a ship. (French, jeter, to cast out.) (See FLOTSAM and LIGAN.)   1
 


 Jet d’Eau (French).Jettator. 

 
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