Lanyard

A lanyard is a rope or cord, typically worn around the neck, shoulder, or wrist to carry an object. Usually it is used where there is a risk of losing the object or to ensure that it is visible at all times. Alternatively it is a length of cord or wire with a hook at the end used to fire an artillery piece, or to arm the fuze mechanism on an air-d...
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Lanyard

A rope that ties something off.
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Lanyard

• (n.) A short piece of rope or line for fastening something in ships; as, the lanyards of the gun ports, of the buoy, and the like; esp., pieces passing through the dead-eyes, and used to extend shrouds, stays, etc. • (n.) A strong cord, about twelve feet long, with an iron hook at one end a handle at the other, used in firing cannon wit...
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lanyard

laniard noun (nautical) a line used for extending or fastening rigging on ships
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lanyard

(or laniard) A short rope or gasket used for fastening something or securing rigging.
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Lanyard

Lan'yard noun [ French lanière thong, strap, Old French lasniere , from lasne strap, thong, Latin lacinia lappet. flap, edge of a garment. Confer Lanier .] [ Written also laniard .] 1. (Nautical) A short piece of rope or line for fastening som...
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Lanyard

A lanyard is a cord attached to a knife or whistle with which to hold it, or to serve as a handle.
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Lanyard

A rope that ties something off.
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Lanyard

A rope that ties something off.
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lanyard

A short rope or cord used for hanging or securing something.
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lanyard

a short rope or cord used on board ship; a cord hung round the neck (by sailors) used to hang something.
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lanyard

cord for hanging a knife or whistle around the neck
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Lanyard

Line roving through deadeyes, bullseyes, or thimbles for tightening rigging.
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lanyard

rope or line for fastening something in a ship
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lanyard

rope or line for fastening something in a ship
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Lanyard

Small rope or cord.
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Lanyard

Thin line holding gear in place. The lashing on the end of a shroud.
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lanyard

[n] - a cord with an attached hook that is used to fire certain types of cannon 2. [n] - a cord worn around the neck to hold a knife or whistle 3. [n] - a line used for extending or fastening rigging on ships
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