hem-line

hemline

[hem-lahyn]
noun
1.
the bottom edge of a coat, dress, skirt, etc.
2.
the level of this edge as expressed in inches from the floor: an 18-inch hemline.

Origin:
1920–25; hem1 + line1

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hemline (ˈhɛmˌlaɪn)
 
n
the level to which the hem of a skirt or dress hangs; hem: knee-length hemlines

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