laniard

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laniard (ˈlænjəd)
 
n
a variant spelling of lanyard

lanyard or laniard (ˈlænjəd)
 
n
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
 
[C15 lanyer, from French lanière, from lasne strap, probably of Germanic origin]
 
laniard or laniard
 
n
 
[C15 lanyer, from French lanière, from lasne strap, probably of Germanic origin]

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