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Definition of chamois noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. chamois)
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  1. 1[uncountable] a type of soft, thick, cotton cloth, used especially for making shirts
  2. 2[countable] an animal like a small deer, that lives in the mountains of Europe and Asia
  3. 3[uncountable, countable] a type of soft leather, made from the skin of goats, sheep, etc.; a piece of this, used especially for cleaning windows
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