cork jacket


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Noun1.cork jacket - life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable designcork jacket - life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design
flotation device, life preserver, preserver - rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning
air jacket, Mae West - an inflatable life jacket
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Whether sea-going people were short of money about that time, or were short of faith and preferred cork jackets, I don't know; all I know is, that there was but one solitary bidding, and that was from an attorney connected with the bill-broking business, who offered two pounds in cash, and the balance in sherry, but declined to be guaranteed from drowning on any higher bargain.
Action Transport Theatre, Whitby Hall, Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port, 0151 357 2120, Fri, Jul 31 - Sun, Aug 2 Cork Jackets and Drill Cork, Jackets and Drill tells the story , through original songs and narration, of the 1886 Southport lifeboat disaster, which claimed the lives of almost all the crew members of the Southport and St Anne's lifeboats.
Action Transport Theatre, Action Transport Theatre, 0151 357 2120, Fri, Jul 31 - Sun, Aug 2 Cork Jackets and Drill Cork, Jackets and Drill tells the story, through original songs and narration of the 1886 Southport lifeboat disaster, which claimed the lives of almost all the crew members of the Southport and St Anne's lifeboats.