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Hairsbreadth vs. Hairbreadth

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Hairsbreadthnoun

A very short distance or a very small amount (as is the width of a hair).

Hairbreadthnoun

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

Hairsbreadthnoun

a very small distance or space;

‘they escaped by a hair's-breadth’; ‘they lost the election by a whisker’;

Hairbreadth

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.’;

Hairbreadthadjective

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

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