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lanyard

, laniard
Nautical a line rove through deadeyes for extending or tightening standing rigging

lanyard

[′lan·yərd]
(naval architecture)
A small rope or line used to fasten something in ships, especially one passing through deadeyes and used to extend shrouds or stays.
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She has now set up a lanyard awareness Facebook group - attracting more than 350 members since launching on July 30 - to raise the profile of the scheme and encourage businesses to get involved.
In discussions since then, it has been suggested to me that it could perhaps have been just a regular brooch that was attached to this person's lanyard. But I can only say that it would have been very oddly shaped for a brooch - it looked as if it was designed specifically to fit on to a lanyard.
"One driver was involved in a minor car accident and was wearing their company lanyard and pass.
Why the lanyard? If something happens, and I stumble at the helm or fall out of the boat, I want that engine to shut off, now.
I do need a new lanyard before the season, and found a cheap one ...
tools does not require an additional shock-absorbing lanyard end.
The number of travellers with hidden disabilities requesting assistance at Gatwick Airport has risen by 47% year-on-year since the launch of the voluntary lanyard in May this year by OCS Group.
The woman with the lanyard was experiencing some difficulty - mostly because she was buying booze at an automated checkout - but the light was flashing above her station, and she would soon have help.
She discovered that the lanyard attachment point not only secured the pen to the user at all times, but it also helped to prevent it rolling off a work surface.
President, Chuck Lanyard was responsible for the transaction.