• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Shamoy See Shammy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n shamoy An obsolete form of shammy, chamois, 2.
    • shamoy To prepare (leather) by working oil into the skin instead of the astringent or ammonium chlorid commonly used in tanning; dress or prepare in the way chamois leather is prepared.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Shamoy to prepare leather by working oil into the skin
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