Yarn is a strand of threads used for sewing, knitting or weaving, or a tale of almost unbelievable entertainment or adventure.(noun)
See yarn in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE gearn, yarn, akin to Ger garn < IE base *her-, intestine > L haru-spex, soothsayer, lit., intestine-seer, Gr chordē
See yarn in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English gearn; see gherə- in Indo-European roots.
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