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Shammy meaning

shammy - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. The chamois.
  2. 2. A soft, pliant leather, prepared originally from the skin of the chamois, but now made also from the skin of the sheep, goat, kid, deer, and calf. See Shamoying.
  3. 3. A small, mountain antelope; soft, flexible leather made from its skin. Also, chamois.
  4. 4. See Chamois.

shammy - examples of usage

  1. The house is built dretful shammy. - "Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition", Marietta Holley.
  2. Old Russell with a smeared shammy rag burnished again his gem, turned it and held it at the point of his Moses' beard. - "Ulysses", James Joyce.
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