Yarn Naval To yarn, or spin a yarn. Naval expression meaning to tell a tale. The expression originates from the day when rope was made and re-made on board ship; men repairing the rope-yarns could do this and chat at the same time (and did).
Yogi India Hindu Ascetic
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