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Definition of "hems" []

  • Plural form of hem. (noun)

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Use "hems" in a sentence
  • "The fabric was a bedsheet, so the hems were already done."
  • "Drawing herself up, therefore, she folded her hands, and after two or three little "hems," began with an absent look, as if her eyes beheld a far-away time, which brightened as she gazed."
  • "His gaze, which was directed to the mouth and did not reach the eyes, was so disconcerting to Mr. Cromering that he cleared his throat with several nervous "hems" before commencing his examination:"