Definitions for hairbreadthˈhɛərˌbrɛdθ, -ˌbrɛtθ

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  1. hairbreadth(Noun)

    the width of a hair, a very short distance or a very small amount

  2. Origin: From hair + breadth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hairbreadth

    alt. of Hair'sbreadth

  2. Hairbreadth(adj)

    having the breadth of a hair; very narrow; as, a hairbreadth escape


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