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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