Origin of spun yarn
Examples from the Web for spun yarn
For answer I held before him a packet of something made up in a piece of canvas, and tied round with spun-yarn.Sail Ho!|George Manville Fenn
Also, to form the warp of spun-yarn in making sword-mats for the rigging-gripes, slings, &c.—To warp.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
We got up and began to chase Surley about the deck, making him run after a ball of spun-yarn till we got tired of the game.A Voyage round the World|W.H.G. Kingston
He held out against his crew for two days, during which time they never one of them so much as lifted a spun-yarn.A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts, 2nd ed.|Benjamin Waterhouse
I endeavoured to make one of spun-yarn, but I found that it was too heavy.