verb (used with object)
to hem along a line from which threads have been drawn out, stitching the cross threads into a series of little groups.
to simulate hand hemstitching by piercing the material with a large machine needle and then stitching around the perforations.
the stitch used or the needlework done in hemstitching.
a decorative edging stitch, usually for a hem, in which the cross threads are stitched in groups
to decorate (a hem, etc) with hemstitches
also hem-stitch, 1821, from hem + stitch. As a verb by 1839. Related: Hemstitched; hemstitching.
[hen] /hɛn/ noun 1. the female of the domestic fowl. 2. the female of any bird, especially of a gallinaceous bird. 3. Informal. an unpleasant, usually older woman, especially one considered to be a busybody or gossip. /hɛn/ noun 1. the female of any bird, esp the adult female of the domestic fowl 2. the […]
one of the cities of Mesopotamia destroyed by sennacherib (2 Kings 18:34; 19:13). It is identified with the modern Anah, lying on the right bank of the Euphrates, not far from Sepharvaim.
favour of Hadad, the name of a Levite after the Captivity (Ezra 3:9).
[hœ-nahn] /ˈhœˈnɑn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a province in E China. 64,479 sq. mi. (167,000 sq. km). Capital: Zhengzhou. 2. former name of . /ˈhʌˈnæn/ noun 1. a province of N central China: the chief centre of early Chinese culture; mainly agricultural (the largest wheat-producing province in China). Capital: Zhengzhou. Pop: 96 670 000 (2003 est)