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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning; Someone who keeps safe from harm or danger; A skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture

Usage examples (34)
  • "I hope my preserver is not hurt?" inquired the stranger.
  • And a life preserver is absolutely necessary until you are safely out of the ocean and back aboard “the good ship private sector.”
  • ` Your preserver was the plague, 'rejoined Disbrowe, mournfully.
  • "Your preserver was the plague," rejoined Disbrowe, in a sombre tone. for more
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