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Jute vs Yarn - What's the difference?

jute | yarn |

As nouns the difference between jute and yarn

is that jute is pewter measuring jug while yarn is (uncountable) a twisted strand of fiber used for knitting or weaving.

As a verb yarn is

to tell a story.



(wikipedia jute)


  • The coarse, strong fiber of the East Indian plant, , used to make mats, paper, gunny cloth etc.
  • The plants from which this fibre is obtained.
  • yarn



  • (uncountable) A twisted strand of fiber used for knitting or weaving.
  • (nautical) Bundles of fibers twisted together, and which in turn are twisted in bundles to form strands, which in their turn are twisted or plaited to form rope.
  • (countable) A story, a tale, especially one that is incredible.
  • * , chapter=4
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=I told him about everything I could think of; and what I couldn't think of he did. He asked about six questions during my yarn , but every question had a point to it. At the end he bowed and thanked me once more. As a thanker he was main-truck high; I never see anybody so polite.}}


    * (story or tale) story, tale

    Derived terms

    * yarn-beam * yarn-spinner * yarnwindle

    See also

    * hank * twine


    (en verb)
  • to tell a story
  • Derived terms

    * yarner


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