There are lee-shores and nor'-westers, beaks and preventives.'
To poison her would not do—she was an expert in preventives.
If these preventives be taken away, what protection remains?
As Prophylactics (preventives) of the fever, Macrotin, Bell.
These two medicines serve as prophylactics (preventives) of Cholera.
I was too cold and too broken with misery to be frightened ...