hound's-tooth check

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hounds·tooth check

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

(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
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or hounds′tooth`) check′,

a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used on a variety of fabrics.
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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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Black and white hound's-tooth check coat, PS35, Primark; beige shirt, PS29.99 and faux leather pencil skirt, PS19.99, both Zara; tights, PS4.99, New Look; black tassel heels, PS29.99, H&M
There are also multicolored hound's-tooth check fabrics and iridescent looks.
Southgate, wearing a hound's-tooth check jacket and black trousers, had spent the night in custody.