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noun 
  1. (uncountable) A twisted strand of fiber used for knitting or weaving.
  2. (nautical) bundle, 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.
  3. (countable) A story, a tale, especially one that is incredible.
Etymology: From , from the (term, gearn); which is akin to the (OHG.) (term, garn, , yarn), German (term, Garn), and w:Greek language, Greek (term, sc=Grek, , tr=chordá, , string); w:Latin language, Latin (term, hernia, , rupture), and the w:Sanskrit language, Sanskrit (term, , hira, band).


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