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by-a-whisker

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by-a-whisker

adjective

Very nearly tied; very close: the House of Representatives' by-a-whisker vote (1970s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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