Thesaurus / life preserver
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Presently Barbara wiped the tears from her eyes and threw out a life preserver to the unfortunate man.

Got your tackle all right, have you; and sure that life preserver is in the boat?

We heard him splash overboard, and luckily there was a life preserver right near us, so I threw it over to him.

Captain Semmes had on a life preserver, and Lieutenant Kell supported himself on a grating.

She put on the life preserver and we tied the end of the rope that Aggie had let slip to the canoe.

Trengrouse moreover invented the cork jacket or "life preserver."

Cornish CharactersS. Baring-Gould

He was one of the two men who had trusted their chances to that life–preserver.

Fighting the SeaEdward A. Rand

Then a flash of lightning—the first since the beginning of the storm—revealed to him a large cork ring, or life preserver.

Miss Pennington did not deign to answer, but she and her friend were soon struggling with the straps of a life preserver.

A life preserver was thrown to him, but on account of the heavy sea difficulty was encountered in launching a boat.

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