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Weaver's purchase (4 letter answer)

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The answer YARN is seen frequently, appearing about once every 190 puzzles.

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YARN as a noun:

1. (narration, recital, yarn) = the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
2. (thread, yarn) = a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

YARN as a verb:

1. tell or spin a yarn