shammy leather


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Related to shammy leather: chamois cloth
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Noun1.shammy leather - a soft suede leather formerly from the skin of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskinshammy 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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It was a time before shoe grips as well or insoles so if shoes were too big we had to stitch a piece of shammy leather into the backs of shoes to stop them slipping off.
Then take some material, preferably a shammy leather or a piece of slightly dampened cotton, form it into a sausage and roll it across the wet glaze.
An england fan was so sure his team would win the World Cup he decided to put his shammy leather where his mouth was.