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." Beside the checked vinyl, "SS" logo, and the Victory Red exterior, the only thing that this concept has with the SS models of yore are four tires.
They come in all shapes and sizes, but the biggest trends being tweeds, herring-bone and hounds-tooth checks.