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noun as in border, edge

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The SwiftSnap is a little snap at the front inside hem of the dress, and another at the back, that can be connected between your legs in one, well, swift snap.

I was worried the seamless leg openings would roll up as I stretched my legs up the stairs, but they stayed put and there was no hem cutting into my skin.

The hem is bonded instead of stitched, which means the leg openings slide smoothly over skin or knee guards.

The supersoft and odor-resistant merino-polyester blend, flat-lock seams, and rear drop hem keep you covered and comfortable when you’re hunched over the bars.

We particularly liked that it has thumbholes and a long hem for added coverage.

It has been called the “golden hem of Windsor”: whatever George or Kate wears instantly sells out.

Such products are not suited for the rigours of public life, and need to be adapted, at the very least by sewing in hem weights.

If I could sum it up in a few choice words, I would, but instead I hem and haw, before stumbling through some rambling rejoinder.

Music, too, can dismantle me—for instance, this morning: Sam Cooke singing “Touch the Hem of His Garment.”

Tessie rose, unrolled her scented handkerchief, and taking a bit of gum from a knot in the hem, placed it in her mouth.

Here was one sister curled up happily against a big tree, setting tiny stitches into a very straight hem.

I supply Ne lak (defect) in hem, to make some sense; the F. text does not help here.

Mrs. McAllister, finding out in some way that Violet was a clever seamstress, sent home fine linen handkerchiefs for her to hem.

Fold the front at the first pattern row, and hem it to form the scallop at the edge.

Hilda left the road, with a trace of its red dust on the hem of her skirt, and struck out into the Maidan.

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On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hem, such as: skirt, brim, brink, define, edging, and fringe.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.