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  • adj. Lacking a hem.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unhem.


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  • I'm feathering out all over, you'd see it if you knew how to look, how to get off the damn buses you ride around in all day and push your stupid sunglasses up onto the top of your head and find them on me, the places that look like wrinkles, where the hair is just waiting to meet the wind, like all those fluttering strings on the legs of unhemmed shorts.


  • Stewart vamped up her mini-dress with a long underskirt of what appears some kind of glitter-sprayed unhemmed mesh.

    Fashion statement: The Costume Institute Gala -- hits and misses

  • Xom is more bone than body in his cutoff unhemmed shorts; his feet bare, he trembles, and with a sudden cry that Whitaker cannot understand, he flees off down the alley, leaving Whitaker bewildered.


  • The voile is unhemmed and gathered roughly with a very poor waist seam and tatty edges that would take maybe an hour to put together and cost about 20 bucks tops for the fabric.

    Regretsy – I Don’t

  • I think Eddie Bauer has some unhemmed clothes, but the problem is the fit.

    Hawaii Adventure Day 6: the Kapoho Tide Pools and post Hawaii

  • He spent about 20 hours wearing the ihram, a traditional two-piece garment comprising two white unhemmed sheets.

    HW Bio: Malcolm X «

  • When shopping, pick styles that are lined to the knee, and leave the bottoms unhemmed.

    How to Wear Leather Pants

  • But their sweatpants come unhemmed so you can make them fit.

    The wings

  • Bringer of Plurabilities, haloed be her eve, her singtime sung, her rill be run, unhemmed as it is uneven!

    Finnegans Wake

  • And this in the supposition that the edge is unhemmed.

    The Mystery of Marie Roget


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