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Derelict - Word of the Day - Sun Nov 15, 2020


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Derelict - (adjective) - 1: abandoned especially by the owner or occupant: run-down; 2: lacking sense of duty: negligent

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Most cities have derelict buildings of one sort or another.

 

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2 hours ago, Daddydavek said:
Flotsam, jetsam, lagan and derelict
In maritime law, flotsam, jetsam, lagan, and derelict are specific kinds of shipwreck. The words have specific nautical meanings, with legal consequences in the law of admiralty and marine salvage.Wikipedia

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derelict_(maritime)

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