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lanyard

lan·yard (lan·iard)

lanyard (laniard)

 
pronunciation:
laen yrd
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a short rope or wire used to fasten or tauten gear or rigging on a ship.
definition 2: a cord or rope used to suspend small objects, such as a whistle, knife, or key from the neck, shoulder, or belt.
definition 3: a cord attached to a hook and used to fire cannon.
definition 4: a cord worn around the shoulder as an insignia, as by certain military units.
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