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

  • n. A short distance.

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  • n. A short distance, roughly equivalent to how far a person can throw a stone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.

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

  • n. a short distance


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  • This idiom appears in Don Quixote.

    February 2, 2008