A small species of antelope (Rupicapra tragus), living on the loftiest mountain ridges of Europe, as the Alps, Pyrenees, etc. It possesses remarkable agility, and is a favorite object of chase.
A soft leather made from the skin of the chamois, or from sheepskin, etc.; -- called also chamois leather, and chammy or shammy leather. See Shammy.
Leather cloth for drying and polishing paintwork and glass.
Deut.14.5] an animal of the goat or antelope kind, whose skin is made into soft leather.
a soft suede leather formerly from the sheep of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskin
hoofed mammal of mountains of Eurasia having upright horns with backward-hooked tips
a leather-like piece of suede (usually goatskin) that has been tanned to make it soft
sheepskin cloth used for grooming some shorthaired cats to make the coat shine
A cotton fabric with a soft nap that is meant to imitate a type of sueded leather coming from the chamois goat. This warm, cozy fabric has become a favorite for the men's winter button-down, the chamois-shirt.
the soft, absorbent, and usually padded liner in the crotch of cycling shorts. Once made of real chamois leather, the term is still used for modern synthetics. Also called an insert.
A kind of soft leather used to squeeze out the mercury from the amalgam before burning.
A soft pliable absorbent oil tanned leather which is recognized in this country and abroad as being made from sheepskin, from which the outer or grain side has been split prior to tanning, known technically as a flesher.
The product of oil-tanning the underneath layer (called a "flesher") that has been split from a sheepskin.
Soft pliant leather used for drying furniture and contents or for removing small amounts of water.
The chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) is a goat-like animal that lives in the European Alps, central Italian Appennine regions Corno Grande, as well as the high mountains of Slovakia (Rupicapra rupicapra tatrica - High Tatras, West Tatras and Belianske Tatras), Romania, Bulgaria, northern Greece and the Republic of Macedonia. Chamois were successfully introduced to the South Island of New Zealand in 1907, where they have caused damage to mountain ecosystems. It is one of only two species of the genus Rupicapra, the other being the Pyrenean Chamois, Rupicapra pyrenaica.