hounds-tooth check


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hound's′-tooth`

(

or hounds′tooth`) check′,


n.
a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used on a variety of fabrics.
[1935–40]
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Speaking of the interior, Bryan Nesbitt, GM's executive director of design, body-frame-integral, noted, "The interior seat upholstery mixes the off-white leather with a modern woven, hounds-tooth check vinyl reminiscent of the SS cars of the past.
They come in all shapes and sizes, but the biggest trends being tweeds, herring-bone and hounds-tooth checks.