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shammy

[ sham-ee ]
/ ˈʃæm i /
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noun, verb, plural sham·mies,sham·mied, sham·my·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for shammy

shammy
/ (ˈʃæmɪ) /

noun plural -mies
informal another word for chamois (def. 3) Also called: shammy leather

Word Origin for shammy

C18: variant, influenced by the pronunciation, of chamois
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