Intended to prevent
Defending against disease
But the efficiency of this preventive stops short at the point of saving human life.
It is often made by the settlers and fishermen of the St Lawrence region, being esteemed as a preventive of scurvy.
The rest of the province is policed by the South African constabulary, a body 3700 strong, to which is also entrusted customs preventive work, fire brigade work and such like functions.
At the first hint of below freezing weather, Howie was on the job, covering everything and reading up on all preventive measures known to man.
This oil generally acts as an excellent preventive of this and other insect attacks.