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  • n. Plural form of lifevest.


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  • Rescue crews opened the doors and were pulling passengers in yellow lifevests from the plane.

    CNN Transcript Jan 15, 2009

  • While the price AOL agreed to is simply indefensable I do understand why they spent some of thier cash on a a company which is at least profitable… always a good idea for people on a sinking ship to buy lifevests irraguardless of the price.

    Reuters: Top News

  • We were sent up on deck and given our lifevests, Danielle Passebois-Paya, a French tourist, told Norwegian daily Aftenposten.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Passengers on the Costa Concordia wearing lifevests as they advance to the life boats to be evacuated , Victoria Ward and Nick Squires in Italy - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • "Everyone had lifevests on, but for me ... well my life at that moment had been destroyed, I wasn't interested in lifevests ... it was over for me," he said. Top headlines

  • It was far better than the bulky, oversized lifevests they had usually worn over their hockey pads.

    The Toque

  • Â We quickly grabbed our lifevests and put them on.

    The World Can't Wait!

  • Do you really think we need all these analogies about lifevests and seatbelts to get that having guns makes you feel safe?


  • Also, not all domestic airplanes even carry lifevests.

    Pilots Blog

  • Is the airplane equipped with rafts and lifevests?

    Pilots Blog


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