Life-preserving
Life-preserver Life"-pre*serv`er (l[imac]f"pr[-e]*z[~e]rv`[~e]r), n. An apparatus, made in very various forms, and of various materials, for saving one from drowning by buoying up the body while in the water. -- {Life"-pre*serv`ing}, a. [1913 Webster]

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