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  • nouncord
  • nounrope

synonyms for lanyard

  • line
  • rope
  • string
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How to use lanyard in a sentence

“It was a preventable death,” said Milleron, who, along with her husband and son, Tor, wore smiling photographs of Samya on lanyards around their necks.
ON ANNIVERSARY OF BOEING MAX CRASH, VICTIM’S FAMILY CALLS FOR FAA CHANGES IN MEETING WITH BUTTIGIEGMICHAEL LARISMARCH 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Dan inserted the primer, pulled the lanyard and sent the contents of the gun into the ranks of the enemy.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It was his part to fire the gun by pulling the lanyard, and as often as he did it he playfully rolled over backward.
REMINISCENCES OF A REBELWAYLAND FULLER DUNAWAY
Barney vowed to put an end to that affair, and, carefully sighting one of his cannon, pulled the lanyard.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
Cushing, standing in the stern, held in one hand the tiller ropes, in the other the lanyard of the torpedo.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
He got out the lanyard, slipped a cartridge in the breech, paused, and scratched his head again.
CAPTAIN SCRAGGSPETER B. KYNE
"Fire," he bawled as the Maggie rested an instant in the trough of the sea—and a deckhand jerked the lanyard.
CAPTAIN SCRAGGSPETER B. KYNE
My indispensable steel mirror with patent lanyard and powder puff for attachment to service revolver is in perfect working order.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 153, DEC. 26, 1917VARIOUS
They were fitted with hair triggers and friction primers, and thirty feet of lanyard attached to the triggers connected the keys.
A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE WORK OF MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY DURING THE WAR, 1861-1865RICHARD L. MAURY
True Blue had not far to stoop as he took the lanyard of the lock in his hand and looked carefully along the gun.
TRUE BLUEW.H.G. KINGSTON
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WORDS RELATED TO LANYARD

  • cable
  • cordage
  • hawser
  • lace
  • lanyard
  • lariat
  • lasso
  • strand
  • string
  • tape
  • thread
  • twine
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