other words for life belts
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Our bodies were tugging at the life belts that held us firmly in our seats.
We had no means of escape but for those who had managed to retain their life belts.
He ordered us to take off our life belts and throw them on deck, which we did.
"Get life belts, put them on, and then go on deck," said Jim shortly.
They ordered us, in English, to strip off our life belts and overcoats and throw them down on the deck.
The passengers were roused and orders given to get them on deck, and life belts were served out.
The "Grigsby's" cutters were also alongside, picking up such of the wounded men as could jump in life belts.
The poor old actor came up for the last time—and just between the two life belts with their red fires burning.
We were given orders on the twelfth day to sleep in our clothes with our life belts on during the rest of the trip.
The officers did not even take the precaution to warn the passengers that they should apply or keep the life belts close at hand.