Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling yarn; coarse, ropelike.

Etymologies

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yarn +‎ -like

Examples

  • She leaned over to look, catching the thick yarnlike line in her bare hand and tugging.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • She leaned over to look, catching the thick yarnlike line in her bare hand and tugging.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • Woven into the yarnlike hair were small, shiny things --- buttons, pieces of metal, gold and silver coins, shards of glass, chips of obsidian -- any scrap that they found shiny enough for their taste.

    Temple of the Winds

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