Antonyms of YARN

Examples of usage:

  1. For truth to tell, I am not a bit proud, but just a good- natured chap that has decided to spin a sea- yarn for the amusement, and I hope the instruction, it may be, of young Folks, being perfectly willing the older Folks should hear it, too, if they like. "Lord Dolphin" by Harriet A. Cheever
  2. Which seemed natural enough; still I failed to perceive why they need yarn in whispers. "Dead Men Tell No Tales" by E. W. Hornung
  3. And Barbara went on knitting, putting the yarn over the needle with her left hand, after the German fashion. "Captain Horace" by Sophie May
  4. Jack made his report, and then went down below, very much pleased at what had passed, especially as he would have another long yarn for the Governor on his return to Malta. "Mr. Midshipman Easy" by Captain Frederick Marryat
  5. Colin started his yarn, but was only fairly launched into it when they arrived at the wharf. "The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
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