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- n. Leather that has been treated so as to be very absorbent. Usually made of sheepskin treated with oil, and used for dusting or as an absorbent lining in pockets, gloves, etc.
- n. A variety, sample, or item of the material.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fine white or light-yellow, very soft, and flexible leather, originally made from the skins of Rupicapra tragus, the Alpine chamois.
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