Origin of lanyard
Examples from the Web for lanyard
Contemporary Examples of lanyard
An identification tag dangling from a lanyard around his neck was tucked discreetly into a breast pocket.Amnesty International’s Pussy Riot Concert: Balaclavas and Punk Rockers
August 13, 2012
Historical Examples of lanyard
He was learning to make a lanyard knot with a bit of an old rope.The Nigger Of The "Narcissus"
Made of brass, gun metal finish, ring at end to attach to lanyard.Boy Scouts Handbook
Boy Scouts of America
The other end of the slider was twisted into a loop for hooking to the gunner's lanyard.
No. 3, the man with the tube-pouch, got out his lanyard and hooked it to a primer.
Now slip the bight of the lanyard over your neck, and follow me.The Voyage of the Aurora
Word Origin for lanyard
also laniard, alternative spelling (influenced by nautical yard (2) "long beam used to support a sail") of Middle English lainer, "thong for fastening parts of armor or clothing" (late 14c.), from Old French laniere "thong, lash," from lasniere, from lasne "strap, thong," apparently altered (by metathesis and influence of Old French las "lace") from nasliere, from Frankish *nastila or some other Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *nastila- (cf. Old High German, Old Saxon nestila "lace, strap, band," German nestel "string, lace, strap"), from PIE root *ned- "to knot."