chamois leather


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Noun1.chamois leather - a soft suede leather formerly from the skin of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskinchamois leather - a soft suede leather formerly from the skin of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskin
leather - an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
wash leather - piece of chamois used for cleaning and polishing
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chamois leather

n(pelle f di) camoscio
References in classic literature ?
Touching it (and finding it to be far softer than any chamois leather that my fingers had ever felt before), I disarranged the folds, and disclosed a ticket pinned among them, describing the thing in these horrid lines: "Skin of a French Marquis, tanned in the Revolution of Ninety-three.
This usually consists of a gray surcoat and leggins of the dressed skin of the antelope, resembling chamois leather, and embroidered with porcupine quills brilliantly dyed.
The money was contained in a bag of chamois leather, of respectable dimensions, which my banker had given me, and Miss Tita had to make a big fist to receive it.
On the string were two crosses, one of Cyprus wood and one of copper, and an image in silver filigree, and with them a small greasy chamois leather purse with a steel rim and ring.
The King took a heavy chamois leather bag from under his cloak and laid it on the table.
Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement of chamois leather
I became an aficionado of the two-bucket method and how to use a chamois leather to best effect.
Roy, who is originally from Stockport, had moved to a town near Rotterdam with his parents Henry and Emma May in 1938, after his father took a job at a company producing chamois leather.
The images, captured as he stayed at a hotel in Zurich, showed him appearing topless with his trademark chamois leather face appearing like it been up all night, albeit looking at a slightly different chassis.
The images, captured as he stayed at a hotel in Zurich, showed him topless, his trademark chamois leather face appearing like it had been up all night.
The images, captured as he stayed at a hotel in Zurich, showed him topless with his trademark chamois leather face appearing like he had been up all night.