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Definition of Life Savers™ from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Life Savers™

 
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small, hard US sweets/candies which are round and have a hole in the middle. They are available in 25 different flavours and sold in tubes. They were invented in 1912 by Clarence Crane and the name refers to the fact that the white rings look like lifebelts/life preservers.