Synonyms for hemming
- close in
- hedge in
- shut in
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEMMING
You will note that allowance must be made for hemming the back edge of the mainsail.
After that there were broken exclamations, and the coughing and hemming began again.
Hemming plunged into an orgie of riotous living when you refused him.
Hemming had been too long at sea not to know how to excite the spirit of seamen.
“Perhaps she has come down, and will be waiting for us at the bar,” observed Hemming.
“Yes, my lads, she is undoubtedly standing this way,” cried Hemming.
After some consideration, Hemming stood up and addressed the men.
Hemming tried in vain to reply to this very kind and polite speech.
Hemming, therefore, hove the schooner to, to wait till her return.
It was soon ascertained that Hemming was right in his conjectures.