dog's-tooth check

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dog's-tooth check

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dog-tooth check

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(Textiles) other names for hound's-tooth check
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Noun1.dog'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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"You had Keith Richards holding his dog Boogie, Mick Jagger in his dog-tooth check suit, with Bianca behind him looking so glamorous.
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Patterns vary, and a checked design is typical, but the variation of an early dog-tooth check was identified in ancient Chinese burials, and even though the fabric had faded there was still evidence of vegetable dyes in the cloth, showing a pale red and green.