kiss (someone's) hem(redirected from kissing somebody's hem)
kiss (someone's) hem
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 this fool's hem, it could have serious global repercussions.
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