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[hem-er] /ˈhɛm ər/

a person or thing that hems.
a sewing-machine attachment for hemming edges.
an attachment on a sewing machine for hemming


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  • 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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