Definition for hairbreadth (2 of 2)
Origin of hairsbreadth
Examples from the Web for hairbreadth
On the other hand, the neck as a region offered some of the most striking examples of hairbreadth escape of important structures.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
There would be plenty of excitement, plenty of hairbreadth escapes.
They prefer cutting a tunnel through granite to deviating a hairbreadth from the line they have marked out for themselves.Mirk Abbey, Volume 3(of 3)|James Payn
Tough are the yarns of wondrous hunts and Indian perils, of hairbreadth'scapes and curious "fixes."In the Old West|George Frederick Ruxton
The accounts that come tell of hairbreadth escapes, heartrending tragedies and deeds of heroism almost without number.The Johnstown Horror|James Herbert Walker