Definition of Lifebuoys

1. Noun. (plural of lifebuoy) ¹



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Definition of Lifebuoys

1. lifebuoy [n] - See also: lifebuoy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lifebuoys

life table
life tables
life tenant
life tenants
life vest
life vests
life zone
lifebelt
lifebelts
lifeblood
lifebloods
lifeboat
lifeboatman
lifeboats
lifebuoy
lifebuoys (current term)
lifecare
lifecares
lifecast
lifecasting
lifecasts
lifechanging
lifecycle
lifecycles
lifedraining
lifeform
lifeforms
lifeful
lifegiving
lifeguard

Literary usage of Lifebuoys

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1. Journal of Social Hygiene by American Social Hygiene Association (1919)
"You know that on every ship's railings there are always a number of lifebuoys. Of course they are there to save the life of any one who is fool enough to ..."

2. Shots and Snapshots in British East Africa by Edward Bennet (1914)
"The officer on the watch at once threw two lifebuoys which had carbide lights and gave a bright illumination on contact with the water. ..."

3. Swimming: With Lists of Books Published in English, German, French and Other by Ralph Thomas (1904)
"... time in the reports; but that is a subject I have not taken up, but rather avoided. There is much want of a historical treatise on lifebuoys belts, etc. ..."

4. Swimming: With Lists of Books Published in English, German, French and Other by Ralph Thomas (1904)
"I may say here, by the way, that there are numerous other lifebuoys and other ... There is much want of a historical treatise on lifebuoys belts, etc. ..."

5. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"lifebuoys, Liferafts, Lifebelts. Various kinds of buoys or other apparatus for the ... India rubber has been largely used in the construction of lifebuoys, ..."

6. Ships' Boats: Their Qualities, Construction, Equipment, and Launching Appliances by Ernest Walter Blocksidge (1920)
"Vessels of 60 feet in length and under are not required to carry boats, but must be provided with two lifebuoys, and an approved life-jacket for each person ..."

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