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hairsbreadth an extremely close or narrow margin or distance.
hair shirt a coarse haircloth shirt or shift worn next to the skin as penance.
hairsplitting the act of making excessively or unnecessarily fine distinctions.
hair spray a liquid fixative applied to the hair from a spray can.
hairspring a fine, coiled spring that regulates the motion of the balance wheel of a timepiece.
hair stroke a very fine line drawn with, or as with, a pen.
hairstyle a particular style of hair arrangement.
hair stylist a person who creates the style for a person's hair, often using techniques of cutting, curling, weaving, braiding, and coloring.
hair-trigger responding quickly to the slightest stimulus; easily activated.
hair trigger a firearm trigger adjusted so that very slight pressure can make it function.
hairweaving the process by which artificial hair is interwoven with one's own hair in order to cover a bald area.
hairy covered with or having a lot of hair. [3 definitions]
Haiti a country that occupies the western part of the island of Hispaniola in the West Indies. (Cf. Dominican Republic.)
Haitian of or pertaining to Haiti or its people, culture, language, or the like. [2 definitions]
hajj the pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim is expected to make at least once, esp. during Ramadan.
hajji a title of honor conferred upon a Muslim who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca.
hake any of several ocean food fish, related to and resembling cod.
hakim1 in Muslim countries, a physician or a wise man.
hakim2 a Muslim judge, ruler, or governor.
halalah the smallest monetary unit of Saudi Arabia. (Cf. riyal, qurush.)
halation a blurred halo of light spreading around a bright area or object on a photograph or televised image.