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lanyard

noun [C] uk   /ˈlæn.jəd/ us    /-jɚd/
a string worn around the neck on which a whistle, key, knife, etc. is hungCords, ropes, cables and string a string that is used for fastening ropes on a shipParts of ships and boats
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