Every female extra wore the right girdle and seamed stockings; every man had the correct length tie.
He was a biggish lad, with a boyish, slightly mischievous grin, and thoughtfulness and consideration were seamed in his character.
The post-dinner conversations of staffers and policy-makers was seamed with shame, and even defeatism.
The grass was seamed in all directions, as if ploughs, large and small, had been constantly drawn over it.
It is surprising, in so short a time, how lean their faces have grown, how lined and seamed.
And the man's face—thin and seamed—became chalklike beneath the tan upon it.
His bald forehead was seamed with the wrinkles of responsibility.
The tower of this church was so high that it seamed to touch the clouds, and in the high tower there were three wonderful bells.
The storm came down and the night fell, seamed with lightning.
His lip curled back brute-like till his teeth showed, while his face was grooved, seamed and twisted uglily.
Old English seam "seam, suture, junction," from Proto-Germanic *saumaz (cf. Old Frisian sam "hem, seam," Old Norse saumr, Middle Dutch som, Dutch zoom, Old High German soum, German Saum "hem"), from PIE root *syu- "to sew, to bind" (cf. Old English siwian, Latin suere, Sanskrit syuman; see sew).
Chidynge and reproche ... vnsowen the semes of freendshipe in mannes herte. [Chaucer, "Parson's Tale," c.1386]Meaning "raised band of stitching on a ball" is recorded from 1888. Geological use is from 1590s.
1580s, from seam (n.). Related: Seamed; seaming.