Part of speech: noun

Measure or distance from side to side; width; liberality; a piece of a fabric of uniform width.

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Usage examples "breadth":

  1. Never a day passes but the rites are performed somewhere throughout the length and breadth of India. - "The Outcaste", F. E. Penny.
  2. It is singular that it takes us so long to recognize this breadth of sympathy and practise it. - "As a Matter of Course", Annie Payson Call.
  3. " I will tell him all," said Lyon Berners to himself; and then he spoke up: " First, good friend, let me assure you that you have not wandered a hair's breadth from the point at issue between us." - "Cruel As The Grave", Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth.