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hairs·breadthor hair's-breadth (hârz′brĕdth′) also hair·breadth (hâr′-)
A small space, distance, or margin: won by a hairsbreadth.
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1. a very small space or distance: to escape by a hairbreadth.adj.
2. extremely narrow or close: a hairbreadth escape.
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|Noun||1.||hairsbreadth - a very small distance or space; "they escaped by a hair's-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker"|
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