- a soft, thin kidskin.
Origin of chevrette
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Examples from the Web for chevrette
We both went to the Chevrette; we sometimes met there by appointment.
Fetes were given at the Chevrette for which I composed music.
The park or garden of Montmorency is not a plain, like that of the Chevrette.
M. D'Epinay, wishing to add a wing which was wanting to the chateau of the Chevrette, was at an immense expense in completing it.
One day, little thinking of what was to happen, Madam d'Epinay sent for me to the Chevrette.
- the skin of a young goat
- the leather made from this skin
C18: from French: kid, from chèvre goat, from Latin capra
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