Yarr vs Yarn - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between yarr and yarn
is that yarr
is (archaic) to growl or snarl like a dog while yarn
is to tell a story.
As a noun yarn is
(uncountable) a twisted strand of fiber used for knitting or weaving.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(archaic) To growl or snarl like a dog.
* 1921 , Chamber's Journal
* François Rabelais (in translation), Gargantua and Pantagruel
- She yapped and yarred and ran in foolish circles, as though quarrelling with her own tail.
- And when he saw that all the dogs were flocking about her, yarring at the retardment of their access to her, and every way keeping such a coil with her as they are wont to do about a proud or salt bitch, he forthwith departed
(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
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