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hairbreadth

[ hair-bredth, -bretth ]
/ ˈhɛərˌbrɛdθ, -ˌbrɛtθ /
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noun, adjective
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Origin of hairbreadth

1400–50; late Middle English heere brede;see hair, breadth
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