An identification tag dangling from a lanyard around his neck was tucked discreetly into a breast pocket.
They had one mountain piece, a brass howitzer, and the gunner stood ready, the lanyard in his hand.
The other end of the slider was twisted into a loop for hooking to the gunner's lanyard.
She jerked the lanyard, and with a thudding jolt the torpedo was on its way.
No. 3, the man with the tube-pouch, got out his lanyard and hooked it to a primer.
They had got the piece finally into a position to suit themselves, and a man had hold of the lanyard.
He elevated the muzzle of the gun and drew back the lanyard.
A look from lanyard checked a tirade, or more exactly compressed it into a single word: "Imbcile!"
It would have been too dark up to daylight to see a lanyard.
lanyard was now called below by the surgeon's mate to inspect the condition of the wounded.
also laniard, alternative spelling (influenced by nautical yard (2) "long beam used to support a sail") of Middle English lainer, "thong for fastening parts of armor or clothing" (late 14c.), from Old French laniere "thong, lash," from lasniere, from lasne "strap, thong," apparently altered (by metathesis and influence of Old French las "lace") from nasliere, from Frankish *nastila or some other Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *nastila- (cf. Old High German, Old Saxon nestila "lace, strap, band," German nestel "string, lace, strap"), from PIE root *ned- "to knot."