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
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We even put a thick chamois skin across the front of the block to assure that the blades opened on impact.
This is a grease you can soak into a piece of Chamois skin like we used to use to wash our cars or a piece of cotton cloth about 3x3" will do.
Constructed, interestingly, of nylon stockings [1] and padded with white wadding, both dolls are clothed in thin chamois skin, tailored in traditional Kiowa style.