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Noun: yarn  yaa(r)n
  1. The act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    "his yarn was hesitant";
    - narration, recital
     
  2. A fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton, silk, wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    - thread
Verb: yarn  yaa(r)n
  1. Tell or spin a yarn

Derived forms: yarning, yarned, yarns

Type of: account, cord, narrate, recite, recount, report, retail[2], tell

Encyclopedia: Yarn