The score was, admittedly, 1-0 to Argentina, the narrowest possible margin of victory in football.
The narrowest piece of land was at Panama, but it was covered in dense, mountainous jungle.
The ACA squeaked past John Roberts & Co. by the narrowest of margins.
George W. Bush won reelection by the narrowest margin of any presidential incumbent in American history.
What follows from here is a marvel of the artistry of argument, of a mind at work against the narrowest ideas of its age.
Thorax elongate, narrowest in the middle, the prothorax forming a neck anteriorly; legs elongate and very slender.
The result is they are within reach of the narrowest incomes.
The diplomatic character is of itself the narrowest sphere of society that man can act in.
It was only by the narrowest hair, but that had been enough to foul up my plans.
It was the Creator in the narrowest and most restricted sense.
Old English nearu "narrow, constricted, limited; petty; causing difficulty, oppressive; strict, severe," from West Germanic *narwaz "narrowness" (cf. Frisian nar, Old Saxon naru, Middle Dutch nare, Dutch naar); not found in other Germanic languages and of unknown origin. The narrow seas (c.1400) were the waters between Great Britain and the continent and Ireland. Related: Narrowness.
Old English nearwian "to force in, cramp, confine; become smaller, shrink;" see narrow (adj.). Related: Narrowed; narrowing.
c.1200, nearewe "narrow part, place, or thing," from narrow (adj.). Old English nearu (n.) meant "danger, distress, difficulty," also "prison, hiding place."