Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who, or that which, hems.
  • n. A device, attached to a sewing machine, that turns over the edge of a fabric before stitching it down
  • n. A tool for turning over the edge of sheet metal to make a hem.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An attachment to a sewing machine, for turning under the edge of a piece of fabric, preparatory to stitching it down.
  • n. A tool for turning over the edge of sheet metal to make a hem.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which hems; specifically, an attachment or adjunct to a sewing-machine by means of which a hem is made.

Etymologies

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hem +‎ -er

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