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hair stroke

  1. a fine line in writing or printing.
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Origin of hair stroke

First recorded in 1625–35
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Historical Examples

  • You can draw a hair-stroke where another man would make a blot as broad as a sixpence.

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    William Cowper

British Dictionary definitions for hair stroke

hair stroke

  1. a very fine line in a written character
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