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whisker

noun /ˈwiskə/
(usually in plural ) one of the long hairs between the nose and the mouth of a cat etc.
das Schnurrbarthaar
in plural a man’s moustache, beard and/or sideburns.
der Backenbart
whiskered adjective ( whiskery)
mit Backenbart, Schnurrbarthaaren
miss etc by a whisker to manage only barely to miss etc
um ein Haar verpassen etc
He had a lucky escape as the bullet missed him by a whisker.
(Definition of whisker from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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