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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
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Any unit of length based on the breadth of the human hand
Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
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)
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