Definition of yarn
What does the word yarn mean?
part of speech: noun, intransitive verb
Any spun thread esp. of kinds prepared for weaving, knitting, or ropemaking (y.-beam or roll, on which warp-threads are wound for weaving); (colloq., esp. naut.) story, travellers tale, anecdote, rambling discourse, (spin a y., yy., tell yy.; vb, spin yy.). [old English]