chamois


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  • noun

Synonyms for chamois

a soft suede leather formerly from the skin of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskin

hoofed mammal of mountains of Eurasia having upright horns with backward-hooked tips

References in classic literature ?
Baudoyer wore a blue coat with gilt buttons, a chamois waistcoat, gray trousers and cravats of various colors.
And I have been about among the hills for the past week; I got a sight of a chamois, and I have the chamois there," he said, pointing to the top of the crag; "it is at your service
A man like you, a man of his word, with plenty of good stuff in him, ought to serve his country and command a brigade, and not come to his end trailing after a chamois.
This is a dance over stock and stone: I am the hunter,--wilt thou be my hound, or my chamois anon?
When my father returned from Milan, he found playing with me in the hall of our villa a child fairer than pictured cherub --a creature who seemed to shed radiance from her looks and whose form and motions were lighter than the chamois of the hills.
Ellen started like the frightened chamois, and uttering a piercing scream, she darted into the tent, with a swiftness that left it uncertain whether terror or actual injury had been the penalty of her offence.
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.
For example, one collection of premium chamois mats is based on sacred Islamic sites like the Masjid Al Haram, Masjid Al Nabawi and Al Aqsa Mosque.
today announced it has acquired, through its Armored Auto UK Limited subsidiary, the Kent Chamois Company Limited, which markets and sells a wide range of car care accessories under the Kent Car Care brand in the UK and Europe.
Bmel3 was isolated from the chamois (online Appendix Table 1).
The findings from El Esquilleu demonstrate Neanderthal adaptation in hilly regions, showing they were able to employ effective hunting strategies on mountain ungulates, notably ibex and chamois.
Duster Cloth, Soap Yellow, Bleaching Powder, Brushes Polishing, Brushes Cloth, TP Papers, Microw falstner blau, L3wint free cloth, Chamois leather, bopropyl, Alcohol Torque premium cloth.
For longer bike rides, apply a soothing lubricant such as DZ Nuts Bliss Chamois Cream, Paceline Chamois Butt'r and Hoo Ha Ride Glide, but check which product is for men and women before buying.
A piece of chamois or plastic, a strip of paper towel or newspaper, or some interfacing (photo 1).