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What is "Chamois Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

A plain woven cotton fabric that is napped, sheared, and dyed to simulate chamois leather. It is stiffer than kasha and thicker, softer and more durable than flannelette. Must be designated as 'cotton chamoise-color cloth'.
Chamois cloth a cotton fabric. Fabric is napped, sheared, and dyed to simulate chamois leather. It is stiffer than kasha and thicker, softer and more durable than flannelette. Must be designated as "cotton chamoise-colour cloth". Plain weave. Used in dusters, interlining, storage bags for articles to prevent scratching.
A piece of chamois used for washing windows or cars.

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