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Meaning of YARN

Pronunciation:  yârn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
  2. [n]  the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
  3. [v]  tell or spin a yarn

YARN is a 4 letter word that starts with Y.


 Synonyms: narration, recital, thread
 See Also: account, body, close, closing, conclusion, cord, cotton, dental floss, end, ending, filling, floss, introduction, Lastex, ligature, narrate, pick, pile, purl, recite, recount, recounting, relation, report, spin, suture, tell, telling, tinsel, warp, weft, woof, worsted



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Yarn\, n. [OE. yarn, [yogh]arn, AS. gearn; akin to D.
garen, G., OHG., Icel., Sw., & Dan. garn; of uncertain
origin. Cf. {Cord}.]
1. Spun wool; woolen thread; also, thread of other material,
   as of cotton, flax, hemp, or silk; material spun and
   prepared for use in weaving, knitting, manufacturing
   sewing thread, or the like.

2. (Rope Making) One of the threads of which the strands of a
   rope are composed.

3. A story told by a sailor for the amusement of his
   companions; a story or tale; as, to spin a yarn. [Colloq.]

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing yarn in your dream, symbolizes your connections and creativity. It may also mean that you are stuck in a rut and going about your daily life in the same old pattern. If the yarn is tangled and knotted yarn, then it means emotional distress or confusion you may have with a situation.
Easton Bible Dictionary

Found only in 1 Kings 10:28, 2 Chr. 1:16. The Heb. word mikveh, i.e., "a stringing together," so rendered, rather signifies a host, or company, or a string of horses. The Authorized Version has: "And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price;" but the Revised Version correctly renders: "And the horses which Solomon had were brought out of Egypt; the king's merchants received them in droves, each drove at a price."