Not a stitch of the button-holing of such a seam deviates by a hairbreadth from its fellows.
Is it a hairbreadth too short to cover the scratch for which you want it?
I say that one might do a thousand things instead, and that whenever I really come there I have the sense of hairbreadth escape.
I had nearly forgotten what looked like a hairbreadth escape.
They spun with such incredible precision that it was not possible to detect that they moved a hairbreadth.
Every day had its own romance, its hairbreadth escape, its thrilling adventure.
Mr. Ballantyne's book will not fail to delight boys, for it is full of deeds of daring and of 'hairbreadth escapes.'
It was a ripe Durian which had fallen from an immense height and missed him by a hairbreadth.
A book of soldiers' yarns might be told of hairbreadth escapes, the aftermath of the rebellion.
They were full of stirring adventure and hairbreadth escape.