Definitions for handbreadthˈhændˌbrɛdθ, -ˌbrɛtθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hand•breadthˈhændˌbrɛdθ, -ˌbrɛtθ(n.)

also hand's-breadth

  1. a unit of linear measure ranging from 2½ to 4 inches (6.4 to 10.2 cm).

    Category: Weights and Measures

Princeton's WordNet

  1. handbreadth, handsbreadth(noun)

    any unit of length based on the breadth of the human hand

Wiktionary

  1. handbreadth(Noun)

    A space equal to the breadth of the hand; a palm - Exodus 37:12

Webster Dictionary

  1. Handbreadth(noun)

    a space equal to the breadth of the hand; a palm

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