a brief account of something interesting that happened especially to one personally <Grandpa likes to tell yarns about when he was young>
a work with imaginary characters and events that is shorter and usually less complex than a novel <a ripping yarn about space travel and alien monsters> Related Words bedtime story
; fairy tale
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