utter `hems' and `haws'; indicated hesitation
a ditch with one side being a retaining wall; used to divide lands without defacing the landscape
a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing
the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down
a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
the nictitating membrane of a horse
fold over and sew together to provide with a hem
utter `hem' or `ahem'