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  • n. Plural form of hemmer.


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  • There are clear instructions for guides, hemmers, rufflers, binding and cording feet, sequin feet, walking feet ... and on and on.

    Toys! Wonderful toys! - A Dress A Day

  • "We give all the children hemmers and chisels," she says in an impeccable cut-glass accent.

    Lady Allen of Hurtwood and the 1948 Children Act

  • She made a stubborn effort to exhaust the possibilities of all the little hemmers, and tried the shirrer and the fire-stitch ruffler, and obviously had a fling at the binder and a turn at the tucker.

    The Prairie Child

  • The hemmers were two state cops in uniform and a hefty bird in cits with a badge on his vest, and while they weren’t actually touching her at the moment I entered, it looked as though they probably had been.

    Too Many Cooks

  • Jonesville that was a sendin 'out agents with all sorts of attachments, some with hemmers, and some with fellers. "

    Sweet Cicely — or Josiah Allen as a Politician


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