life vest

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web According to CBS New York, investigators believe that Julien Vasquez was wearing a life vest, but that it got caught on something when the boat overturned, trapping the young boy beneath the water. Jordan Freiman, CBS News, 13 July 2022 The father, Jacob Davidson, 30, apparently went into the water after his son fell in, wearing a life vest, and started drifting away. al, 8 May 2022 The coast guard said the operator told them that everyone on the boat was wearing a life vest. NBC News, 24 Apr. 2022 The coast guard said the operator told them that everyone on the boat was wearing a life vest. Fox News, 24 Apr. 2022 Rivera’s son was also wearing a life vest when he was found. Los Angeles Times, 2 Mar. 2022 In 2019, the NHL donated a paltry $100,000 to the NWHL in an attempt to throw a life vest to a league just limping along after its Canadian counterpart, the Canadian Women's Hockey League, folded due to a financial collapse. Jayna Bardahl, The Enquirer, 2 Aug. 2021 The man was not wearing a life vest and struggled to stay afloat before going under, officials said. Katherine Rosenberg-douglas, chicagotribune.com, 22 Aug. 2021 The man was not wearing a life vest and struggled to stay afloat before going under, officials said. Katherine Rosenberg-douglas, chicagotribune.com, 22 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of life vest

1848, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jul 2022

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“Life vest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/life%20vest. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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