shammy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From chamois with an initial sh to represent the sound /ʃ/ in English.

Noun[edit]

shammy (plural shammies)

  1. Chamois leather.
  2. A cloth made of this leather.

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Verb[edit]

shammy (third-person singular simple present shammies, present participle shammying, simple past and past participle shammied)

  1. (transitive) To clean with a chamois leather cloth.