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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A semisolid emulsion produced by the treatment of certain skins with oxidized fish oil, which extracts their soluble albuminoids. It was formerly solely a by-product of chamois leather manufacture, but is now made for its own sake, being valuable as a dressing for hides.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A thick grease obtained as a by-product from wool, and also in the manufacture of some kinds of leather.

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