hem

Noun
  • The edge of a piece of cloth
    Especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down (synset 103518771)
  • 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)
Verb
  • Fold over and sew together to provide with a hem (synset 201332414)
  • Utter `hem' or `ahem' (synset 201063821)

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