"yarn" in the noun sense
1. narration, recital, yarn
the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
"his narration was hesitant"
2. thread, yarn
a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
"yarn" in the verb sense
tell or spin a yarn
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