Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » H » Hand Job ... Handiwork

HANDBREADTH

 Dictionary entry overview: What does handbreadth mean? 

HANDBREADTH (noun)
  The noun HANDBREADTH has 1 sense:

1. any unit of length based on the breadth of the human hand

  Familiarity information: HANDBREADTH used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HANDBREADTH (noun)


Sense 1handbreadth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any unit of length based on the breadth of the human hand

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

handbreadth; handsbreadth

Hypernyms ("handbreadth" is a kind of...):

linear unit (a unit of measurement of length)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "handbreadth"):

hand (a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Fresh pork and new wine kill a man before his time." (English proverb)

"Overtakes whom gets, and stones whom doesn't" (Azerbaijani proverb)

"A bird that flies from the ground onto an anthill, does not know that it is still on the ground." (Nigerian proverb)

"Barking dogs don't bite." (Dutch proverb)

Page delivered in 0.1708 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: