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chamois

1. sheepskin specially impregnated with fish oil to make it pliable; used for cleaning.
2. an agile goat-antelope; Rupicapra rupicapra.

chamois contagious ecthyma virus
see contagious ecthyma.
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Eighty mustangs like Shammy and 20 wild burros are up for adoption Saturday and Sunday in Thousand Oaks - with a preview today at noon for interested owners.
Shammy Man, which is a full service car wash containing a convenience store and detail center, is a "tuck-in" acquisition that will be integrated into MSI's existing Phoenix, Arizona operations.
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.
Maybe Jeff Astle's shammy leather, John Wile's head bandage, John Trewick's Great Wall of China, Willie Johnston's amphetamines, Graham Roberts's stud sharpener, or possibly Fabian DeFreitas's Swiss watch.
Shammy Buskins could get wound up before the start on occasion and was difficult to get moving, but once he did start he was perfectly all right.
One of our favourites comes from Blackwood just after the war, where a local window cleaner, Samuel Davies, was known to everyone as Shammy Davies.
The sight of this hunk's shammy leather clearly has what it takes to get you firing on all cylinders but you're conveniently forgetting the havoc that could result if you give in to temptation.
Further, Spanish-speaking students are making the transition into English classes earlier than they used to, according to second-grade teacher Shammy Bogosian.
Thornton hops on Coach Andrew Thornton was the rider in form and collected a double when Coach Lane landed the 2m handicap chase and Shammy Buskins dug deep to win the 3m1f novice hurdle.
Think that having your thighs stroked with a warm, wet shammy leather while eating a Galaxy and watching Miss Marple is an unequivocal joy?
Special cleaners have to be booked three weeks in advance, but conditions are so busy that not a shammy has been applied in months