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Webster 1913 Edition


Spun

Spun

(spŭn)
,
imp.
&
p.
p.
of
Spin
.
Spun hay
,
hay twisted into ropes for convenient carriage, as on a military expedition.
Spun silk
,
a cheap article produced from floss, or short-fibered, broken, and waste silk, carded and spun, in distinction from the long filaments wound from the cocoon. It is often mixed with cotton.
Spun yarn
(Naut.)
,
a line formed of two or more rope-yarns loosely twisted.

Webster 1828 Edition


Spun

SPUN

, pret. and pp. of spin.

Definition 2022


spun

spun

English

Verb

spun

  1. simple past tense and past participle of spin

Anagrams


Aromanian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin expōnō. Compare Romanian spune, spun.

Verb

spun (third-person singular present spuni/spune, past participle spusã)

  1. I say.

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Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [spun]

Verb

spun

  1. first-person singular present tense form of spune.
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of spune.
    vrei -ți spun cum simt?
    do you want me to tell you how I feel?
  3. third-person plural present tense form of spune.

Volapük

Noun

spun (plural spuns)

  1. spoon

Declension

Derived terms

  • supaspun