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Meaning of LIFEBOAT

Pronunciation:  'lIf`bowt

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a strong sea boat designed to rescue people from a sinking ship

LIFEBOAT is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 See Also: sea boat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Life"boat`\ (-b[=o]t`), n.
A strong, buoyant boat especially designed for saving the
lives of shipwrecked people.

Thesaurus Terms
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