hound's-tooth check

hound's tooth

noun
a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used on a variety of fabrics.
Also called hound's-tooth check.


Origin:
1935–40

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hound's-tooth check
 
n
dog's-tooth check, Also called: dogtooth check a pattern of broken or jagged checks, esp one printed on or woven into cloth

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