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lanier

lanier


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lanier  \Lan"ier\,  n.  [F.  lani[`e]re.  See  {Lanyard}.]  [Written 
  also  {lanner},  {lanyer}.] 
  1.  A  thong  of  leather;  a  whip  lash.  [Prov.  Eng.]  --Halliwell. 
 
  2.  A  strap  used  to  fasten  together  parts  of  armor,  to  hold 
  the  shield  by  and  the  like  --Fairholt.