Hair"breadth` (?), Hair's"breadth` ().

The diameter or breadth of a hair; a very small distance; sometimes, definitely, the forty-eighth part of an inch.

Every one could sling stones at an hairbreadth and not miss. Judg. xx. 16


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Hair"breadth`, a.

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


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