Definition of 'spitting distance'

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This system is so accurate that I can give you a position within long spitting distance. Jenkins, Geoffrey A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (2002)It wasn't comfortable having this kind of conversation with Maggie sitting within spitting distance. Sue Welfare FALLEN WOMEN (2002)You need, in other words, all the things that you're not going to get at the South Canonry within spitting distance of that sick Cathedral. Howatch, Susan ABSOLUTE TRUTHS (2002)

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Definition of spitting distance from the Collins English Dictionary
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