Words Like HANDBREADTH
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5 definitions of handbreadth
A space equal to the breadth of the hand; a palm.
any unit of length based on the breadth of the human hand
A linear measurement approximating the width of the palm of the hand, from 2 1/2 to 4 inches (6.25 to 10 centimeters).
A space equal to the breadth of the hand; a palm: a unit of length in many metrical systems; especially, in books of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, one fourth of a philosophical foot, equal to about 2.45 English inches. Also called hand's-breadth.
A space equal to the breadth of the hand; a palm - Exodus 37:12