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Definition of Hem

Hem
Hem Hem, n. An utterance or sound of the voice, hem or hm, often indicative of hesitation or doubt, sometimes used to call attention. ``His morning hems.' --Spectator.
Hem
Hem Hem, v. i. [???. See Hem, interj.] To make the sound expressed by the word hem; hence, to hesitate in speaking. ``Hem, and stroke thy beard.' --Shak.
Hem
Hem Hem, n. [AS. hem, border, margin; cf. Fries. h["a]mel, Prov. G. hammel hem of mire or dirt.] 1. The edge or border of a garment or cloth, doubled over and sewed, to strengthen raveling. 2. Border; edge; margin. ``Hem of the sea.' --Shak. 3. A border made on sheet-metal ware by doubling over the edge of the sheet, to stiffen it and remove the sharp edge.
Hem
Hem Hem, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hemmed; p. pr. & vb. n. Hemming.] 1. To form a hem or border to; to fold and sew down the edge of. --Wordsworth. 2. To border; to edge All the skirt about Was hemmed with golden fringe. --Spenser. To hem about, around, or in, to inclose and confine; to surround; to environ. ``With valiant squadrons round about to hem.' --Fairfax. ``Hemmed in to be a spoil to tyranny.' --Daniel. To hem out, to shut out. ``You can not hem me out of London.' --J. Webster.
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Hem Hem, pron. [OE., fr. AS. him, heom, dative pl. of. h? he. See He, They.] Them [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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Hem Hem, interj. An onomatopoetic word used as an expression of hesitation, doubt, etc. It is often a sort of voluntary half cough, loud or subdued, and would perhaps be better expressed by hm. Cough or cry hem, if anybody come. --Shak.

Meaning of Hem from wikipedia

- styles of hems of varying complexities. The most common hem folds up a cut edge, folds it up again, and then sew it down. The style of hemming thus completely...
- hem is a sown edge of cloth. Hem may also refer to: Eugene A. Hem (1933–2006), American politician Hem Bunting (born 1985), Cambodian marathoner Hem Khorn...
- Hem is a musical group from Brooklyn, New York. Band members include Sally Ellyson (vocals), Dan Messé (piano, accordion, glockenspiel), Gary Maurer (guitar...
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- Bill Hemmer (born November 14, 1964) is the host of the TV show Bill Hemmer Reports and Chief Anchor of the Fox News Channel, based in New York City. On...
- Com Hem Holding AB of Sweden supplies Triple Play services that include Cable Television, Broadband Internet, Telephone. Founded in 1983 as Televerket...
- Emma Frances Heming Willis (née Heming; born June 18, 1978) is an English-American model and actress. Born in Malta to an English father and a Guyanese...
- Ogdru Hem are fictional supervillains in the ****boy universe. After awakening, the demonic Ogdru Jahad gave birth to the 369 Ogdru Hem. The Ogdru Hem are...
- Hem Ljuva Hem Trädgård (meaning Home Sweet Home Garden in English) is a magazine published in Sweden. The first issue of the magazine was published in...
- to flatten the hem. There are two types of hemmed edges: closed hems and open hems. Closed hems are completely flush while open hems have an air pocket...
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