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hounds·tooth checkor hound's-tooth check (houndz′to͞oth′)
A textile design of small broken checks. Also called dogtooth.
(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
or hounds′tooth`) check′,
a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used on a variety of fabrics.