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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small space, distance, or margin: won by a hairsbreadth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a very short distance or a very small amount (as is the width of a hair)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a very small distance or space


hair's + breadth (Wiktionary)



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