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yarn - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'yarn' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Yarn [ n.]
- 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 [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
Example in sentence:
  • his narration was hesitant