hand's-breadth

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hand's-breadth

or hand's breadth (hăndz′brĕdth′)
n.
Variants of handbreadth.

hand's-breadth

n
(Units) another spelling of handbreadth
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Borne backward to the earth, he saw above him the dead and drawn face within a hand's breadth of his own, and then all was black.
They walked in easy, swinging strides, Tarzan keeping a hand's breadth behind the girl's shoulder, that she might set the pace, and thus be less fatigued.
Ida Walker was a hand's breadth smaller than Clara, but was a little fuller in the face and plumper in the figure.