1. The edge of a piece of cloth;
    Especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down (synset 103518771)
    "the hem of her dress was stained"; "let down the hem"; "he stitched weights into the curtain's hem"; "it seeped along the hem of his jacket"
  2. The utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat;
    Intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc. (synset 107141229)
  1. Fold over and sew together to provide with a hem (synset 201332414)
    "hem my skirt"
  2. Utter `hem' or `ahem' (synset 201063821)

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