|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) Grease; tallow; lard.
2. (n.) The fold or line formed by sewing together two pieces of cloth or leather.
3. (n.) Hence, a line of junction; a joint; a suture, as on a ship, a floor, or other structure; the line of union, or joint, of two boards, planks, metal plates, etc.
4. (n.) A thin layer or stratum; a narrow vein between two thicker strata; as, a seam of coal.
5. (n.) A line or depression left by a cut or wound; a scar; a cicatrix.
6. (v. t.) To form a seam upon or of; to join by sewing together; to unite.
7. (v. t.) To mark with something resembling a seam; to line; to scar.
8. (v. t.) To make the appearance of a seam in, as in knitting a stocking; hence, to knit with a certain stitch, like that in such knitting.
9. (v. i.) To become ridgy; to crack open.
10. (n.) A denomination of weight or measure.
11. (n.) The quantity of eight bushels of grain.
12. (n.) The quantity of 120 pounds of glass.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
sem, sem'-les: The coat or inner garment (chiton) of Jesus is described in John 19:23 as "without seam" (arrhaphos), i.e. woven in one piece.
Seam (3 Occurrences)
John 19:23 Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments and made four parts, to every soldier a part; and also the coat. Now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 28:27 You shall make two rings of gold, and shall put them on the two shoulder straps of the ephod underneath, in its forepart, close by its coupling, above the skillfully woven band of the ephod. (See NIV)
Exodus 39:20 They made two rings of gold, and put them on the two shoulder straps of the ephod underneath, in its front, close by its coupling, above the skillfully woven band of the ephod. (See NIV)