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breeches buoy
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A life buoy in the form of a ring with short breeches for support; used to transfer people from a ship WordNet 3.0
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A life buoy in the form of a ring with short breeches for support; used to transfer people from a ship WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A breeches buoy is a rope-based rescue device used to extract people from wrecked vessels, or to transfer people from one place to another in situations of danger. Wikipedia
Crude rescue device for transport along a taut rope Wikidata
A ring lifebuoy, fitted with canvas breeches, rigged between ship and shore, for rescuing seamen when a ship is in danger of breaking up; also used for transferring people from ship to ship at sea. Wiktionary
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