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Laniardnoun

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Lanyardnoun

(nautical) A short rope used for fastening rigging, as a handle, etc.

Laniardnoun

a cord with an attached hook that is used to fire certain types of cannon

Lanyardnoun

(by extension) A cord worn around the neck, shoulder, or wrist which is attached to a small object to be carried such as an identity card or security pass, key, knife, or whistle.

Laniardnoun

a cord worn around the neck to hold a knife or whistle

Lanyardnoun

A craft activity done by intricately braiding thin colored plastic lines to make patterns, or the product of such a craft.

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Laniardnoun

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

Lanyardnoun

A cord with a hook which is secured to an artillery piece, and pulled to fire the weapon.

Lanyardnoun

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.

Lanyardnoun

A strong cord, about twelve feet long, with an iron hook at one end a handle at the other, used in firing cannon with a friction tube.

Lanyardnoun

a cord with an attached hook that is used to fire certain types of cannon

Lanyardnoun

a cord worn around the neck to hold a knife or whistle

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Lanyardnoun

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

Lanyard

A lanyard is a cord, length of webbing, or strap that may serve any of various functions, which include a means of attachment, restraint, retrieval, and activation and deactivation. An example of attachment is a light duty tether worn around the neck, shoulder, wrist or attached to the belt as a sling to conveniently carry items such as keys or identification cards, or as a safety harness to prevent accidental dropping of valuable handheld items such as a camera.

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