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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A narrow margin.

Usage examples (36)
  • Come, did you have any 'hairbreadth' 'scapes or moving accidents by field and flood? "
  • He will not deviate an hairbreadth from the law of
  • Dan fired and missed the captain by a hairbreadth.
  • "By hairbreadth escapes we always win," he had said. for more
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