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handbreadth

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noun hand·breadth \-ˌbretth, -ˌbreth, -ˌbredth\

Definition of handbreadth

  1. :  any of various units of length varying from about 212 to 4 inches based on the breadth of a hand



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of handbreadth

before 12th century

Variants of handbreadth

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handsbreadth

play \ˈhan(d)z-\

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