The correct answer is objects.
A. floatation device
B. a small ship
C. foreign gold coin
The correct answer is (D) Objects (found floating in water); the floating wreckage of a ship and its cargo; wreckage of little value found floating on the sea.
Flotsam comes from Anglo-French floteson, Old French floter (to float).
Examples of use:
- As days passed, the flotsam drifted closer and closer to the island.
- All that remained now of his schooner was unsightly flotsam and jetsam.