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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Lanier, Sidney 1842-1881. American writer and musician noted for his melodic poems, including "The Marshes of Glynn” (1878). His novel Tiger Lilies (1867) is based on his experiences as a Confederate soldier.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A thong of leather; a whip lash.
  • n. A strap used to fasten together parts of armor, to hold the shield by, and the like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See lannier.
  • n. Same as lanner.

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