|1.||[ verb ] furnish with whiskers|
"a whiskered jersey"
|2.||[ noun ] a very small distance or space|
|Synonyms:||hairbreadth hair hairsbreadth hair's-breadth|
"they escaped by a hair's-breadth" "they lost the election by a whisker"
|3.||[ noun ] (zoology) a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat|
|Related terms:||hair bewhisker|