hound's-tooth check


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hounds·tooth check

or hound's-tooth check  (houndz′to͞oth′)
n.
A textile design of small broken checks. Also called dogtooth.

hound's-tooth check

n
(Textiles) a pattern of broken or jagged checks, esp one printed on or woven into cloth. Also called: dog's-tooth check or dogtooth check

hound's′-tooth`

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or hounds′tooth`) check′,


n.
a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used on a variety of fabrics.
[1935–40]
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Noun1.hound's-tooth check - textile with a pattern of small broken or jagged checks
check - a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard); "she wore a skirt with checks"
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Southgate, wearing a hound's-tooth check jacket and black trousers, had spent the night in custody.
There are also multicolored hound's-tooth check fabrics and iridescent looks.