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hemmer

[hem-er] /ˈhɛm ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that hems.
2.
a sewing-machine attachment for hemming edges.
Origin of hemmer
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English. See hem1, -er1
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  • In 1890 several engines of this class were being adopted, amongst which may be mentioned hemmer's, Reed's and Taylor's.

    The Manufacture of Paper Robert Walter Sindall
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hemmer

/ˈhɛmə/
noun
1.
an attachment on a sewing machine for hemming
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