Definition of yarn
(Entry 1 of 2)
1a : a continuous often plied strand composed of either natural or man-made fibers or filaments and used in weaving and knitting to form cloth
b : a similar strand of another material (such as metal, glass, or plastic)
2 [from the idiom spin a yarn "to tell a tale"] : a narrative of adventures especially : a tall tale a roaring good yarn
yarned; yarning; yarns
Definition of yarn (Entry 2 of 2)
: to tell a yarn
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