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hem (in)

verb

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to close or shut in by or as if by barriers
  • a village hemmed in on all sides by mountains

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The first known use of hem (in) was circa 1857

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“Hem (in).” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hem%20(in). Accessed 9 December 2019.

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