I perspired so much that mother put a life-preserver to bed with me.
With the lid locked down, it might act as a buoy, and serve for a life-preserver.
It looks as if he were getting ready to do some outside cleaning, for he had on a life-preserver.
As it is here employed, it strangely suggests a life-preserver.
My only advice is that you should cling to Aleck as to a life-preserver.
What with the constable and the life-preserver, we'll be safe.
“It looks to me like a life-preserver to a drowning man,” said Morgan, with a glimmer of his every-day facetiousness.
Rectus told me to put on my life-preserver, and he helped me fasten it.
He had walked straight home from his club with the life-preserver in his pocket, and had never turned to the right or to the left.
On went the ship, and on went the life-preserver, skipping and dancing over the waves.