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Definitions of yarn:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To tell an unlikely story.

part of speech: noun

Wool spun into thread fit for the weaver; the thread spun loosely from such substances as cotton, flax, and hemp; one of the strands of a rope; among seamen, a familiar term for a story spun out by a sailor for the amusement of his messmates, who is said then to spin a yarn.

part of speech: noun

Heavy thread spun out of wool; colloquially, an unlikely or exaggerated story, especially a tale of sea life.

part of speech: noun

Spun thread: one of the threads of a rope: a sailor's story ( spun out to some length).

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