- Spun wool; woolen thread; also, thread of other material, as
of cotton, flax, hemp, or silk; material spun and prepared for use in
weaving, knitting, manufacturing sewing thread, or the like. - One of the threads of which the strands of a rope are
composed. - A story told by a sailor for the amusement of his companions;
a story or tale; as, to spin a yarn.
Meaning of 'yarn' (Princeton's WordNet)
1 . yarn
Meaning (1): - the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events