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laniard

[lan-yerd] /ˈlæn yərd/
noun
1.
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laniard

/ˈlænjəd/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of lanyard

lanyard

/ˈlænjəd/
noun
1.
a cord worn around the neck, shoulder, etc, to hold something such as a whistle or knife
2.
a similar but merely decorative cord worn as part of a military uniform
3.
a cord with an attached hook used in firing certain types of cannon
4.
(nautical) a line rove through deadeyes for extending or tightening standing rigging
Word Origin
C15 lanyer, from French lanière, from lasne strap, probably of Germanic origin
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