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waterwings

noun [plural]     /ˈwɔː.tə.wɪŋz/ US  /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ-/ US (UK armband)
hollow , ring-shaped pieces of plastic filled with air , which children who cannot swim wear on their arms in water to help them float Swimming
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