The Mail, helpfully, reports that Pippa has stocked up with special “chamois cream” for the purpose of protecting her butt.
Not even the tender ministrations of chamois cloth will soothe its savage heart.
He turned away, bounding from rock to rock with the agility of a chamois.
He pointed to a large, perfect pearl the size of a small walnut that lay apart on a piece of chamois.
Only a fox or an Alpine chamois could make that perilous descent.
Nevertheless, sude and chamois gloves are likely to remain fashionable to a more or less extent.
The high place is the home of the chamois, out of reach of the arrow.
Gorals are pretty little animals of the size of the chamois.
Then she dried it with the chamois skins as she often had done before.
To polish them, dip a rag in hydrochloric acid and rub till clean; then dry in hot sawdust and polish with chamois leather.
1550s, "Alpine antelope;" 1570s, "soft leather," originally "skin of the chamois," from Middle French chamois "Alpine antelope" (14c.), from Late Latin camox (genitive camocis), perhaps from a pre-Latin Alpine language that also produced Italian camoscio, Spanish camuza, Old High German gamiza, German Gemse (though some of these might be from Latin camox). As a verb, "to polish with chamois," from 1934.
only in Deut. 14:5 (Heb. zemer), an animal of the deer or gazelle species. It bears this Hebrew name from its leaping or springing. The animal intended is probably the wild sheep (Ovis tragelephus), which is still found in Sinai and in the broken ridges of Stony Arabia. The LXX. and Vulgate render the word by camelopardus, i.e., the giraffe; but this is an animal of Central Africa, and is not at all known in Syria.