spun yarn definition by Webster's New World
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- yarn spun from staple fibers
- Naut. a line made of several rope yarns twisted together
spun yarn definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A lightweight line made of several rope yarns loosely wound together, used for seizings onboard ship.