Hemline



[hem-lahyn] /ˈhɛmˌlaɪn/

noun
1.
the bottom edge of a coat, dress, skirt, etc.
2.
the level of this edge as expressed in inches from the floor:
an 18-inch hemline.
/ˈhɛmˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
the level to which the hem of a skirt or dress hangs; hem: knee-length hemlines
n.

1899, from hem (n.) + line (n.).

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