yarn

Definitions


[jɑːn], (Noun)

Definitions:
- spun thread used for knitting, weaving, or sewing
(e.g: hanks of pale green yarn)

- a long or rambling story, especially one that is implausible
(e.g: he never let reality get in the way of a good yarn)


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Origin:
Old English gearn; of Germanic origin, related to Dutch garen


[jɑːn], (Verb)

Definitions:
- tell a long or implausible story
(e.g: they were yarning about local legends and superstitions)


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