Hairbrained

Hair"brained`

(hr"brnd`), a. See Harebrained.

Hair"breadth`

(-brdth),

Hair's" breadth`

(hrz"-). The diameter or breadth of a hair; a very small distance; sometimes, definitely, the forty-eighth part of an inch.
[Also spelled hairsbreadth.]

[1913 Webster]

Every one could sling stones at an hairbreadth and not miss.
Judg. xx. 16.
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