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See definition of yarn on Dictionary.com
  • nounfiber for knitting
  • nounstory, often long and made-up

synonyms for yarn

  • fleece
  • thread
  • wool
  • twist
  • cotton fiber
  • flaxen thread
  • spun wool
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Schlacter’s installation, titled “Darn” is crafted from yarn, paper mâché sculptures, and hand-made, wall-mounted loom structures.
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Marikar’s is a good yarn about a company that is doing well by trying to do good.
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They come in two versions, a liquid silicone rubber that looks a lot like Apple’s original Sport Band and a braided version made from recycled yarn that truly sparkles.
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Christopher Plummer hopes audiences will enjoy watching a “good yarn” when his new series Departure debuts on Peacock Thursday.
CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER ON HIS NEW SERIES ‘DEPARTURE’ AND ACTING IN DIFFERENT FORMATSRADMARYASEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
Meanwhile, 40 miles south of Conover, in the town of Belmont, the Textile Technology Center at Gaston College specializes in what the industry refers to as “yarn.”
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I didn't take much stock in the yarn at the time, but I'm beginning to think he had it straight.
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Without embarking on another endless yarn let me note the fact that there are two schools amongst our brethren afloat.
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You can probably realize just how headquarters would take the sort of yarn we'd spin if we dashed in and told them the truth.
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Before that time we always put rope-yarn between the lap of the boiler-plates to make the seams tight.
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He said, 'Now you shall never make another boiler for me with rope-yarn.'
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WORDS RELATED TO YARN

  • chestnut
  • episode
  • fairy tale
  • fish story
  • gag
  • incident
  • long and short of it
  • narration
  • narrative
  • old chestnut
  • recital
  • relation
  • reminiscence
  • short story
  • sketch
  • tale
  • tall story
  • tall tale
  • yarn
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