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Noun: lanyard  lan-yu(r)d
  1. A cord with an attached hook that is used to fire certain types of cannon
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  2. A cord worn around the neck to hold a knife or whistle
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  3. (nautical) a line used for extending or fastening rigging on ships
    - laniard

Derived forms: lanyards

Type of: cord, line

Encyclopedia: Lanyard