Definitions of Spun

  1. a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand ( usually taken as 9 inches)
  2. imp. & amp; p. p. of Spin.
  3. Past tense and past participle of the verb spin.
  4. Pa. t. and pa. p. of SPIN.
  5. Of to spin.
  6. Imp. & pp. of SPIN, v.
  7. Of Spin.
  8. Of spin, which see.

Usage examples for Spun

  1. " I must be wonderfully better to have spun such a yarn. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  2. He spun round to bolt. – On Land And Sea At The Dardanelles by Thomas Charles Bridges
  3. The tinted glow of shaded candles caught glistening on the spun gold of her fair hair, and enhanced the fine pallor of her young shoulders. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  4. Paresi grabbed the Captain's arm and spun him around roughly. – Breaking Point by James E. Gunn
  5. Athens and Lacedaemon, they who made The ancient laws, and were so civilized, Made towards living well a little sign Compared with thee, who makest such fine- spun Provisions, that to middle of November Reaches not what thou in October spinnest. – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  6. For one moment the horror contracted into a heaving, writhing heap, frightful to behold, then, throwing out its grisly tentacles, it spun round and round as it had done before. – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  7. Abd- el- Kader smiling triumphantly, had spun on his heel and made his way through the tent's entrance. – Black Man's Burden by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  8. The blast caught the man in the shoulder and spun him around, throwing him into the crowd; several of them went down. – Warlord of Kor by Terry Gene Carr
  9. She picked up the Denton, looked at its setting, spun it and turned. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  10. Here Sheila's eye was taken by a basket of spun sugar flowers, which she insisted on buying for Gaspard. – Outside Inn by Ethel M. Kelley
  11. The first glimpse was one of untold spun- gold glory. – Flash-lights from the Seven Seas by William L. Stidger Commentator: Bishop Francis J. McConnell
  12. He spun with it and when he came around Danny was waiting for him. – My Shipmate--Columbus by Stephen Wilder
  13. Just look at it- like spun silk." – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  14. She spun on him. – Border, Breed Nor Birth by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  15. Her lips were red velvet on his, her spun gold hair drifted around his shoulders. – Beyond The Thunder by H. B. Hickey
  16. They all spun around to face Quent Miles. – Treachery in Outer Space by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  17. This morning's just spun by, but, oh, this long, dreary afternoon! – The Children's Book of Christmas Stories by Various
  18. In that moment's check the fellow spun round and dashed off, striking one of the great posts with his shoulder, and nearly going down with the shock. – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison
  19. If they proved to be fine and of foreign manufacture, then Howard's story was true and all my fine- spun theories must fall to the ground. – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  20. Again came the push- farther yet we spun. – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt