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stone's throw

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noun
  1. a short distance: The railroad station is only a stone's throw from our house.
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Origin of stone's throw

First recorded in 1575–85
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Related Words for stone's throw

holler, near, earshot, eyeshot

British Dictionary definitions for stone's throw

stone's throw

noun
  1. a short distanceAlso called: stonecast
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