kiss the hem of (someone's) garment(redirected from kissed the hem of your garment)
kiss the hem of (someone's) garment
To express one's respect, fealty, awe, subjection, or reverence to someone else. You're a man of great power and influence, sir. If you kiss the hem of this fool's garment, it could have serious global repercussions.
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