hound's-tooth
noun see houndstooth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hound's-tooth — /howndz toohth /, adj. woven or printed with a pattern of broken or jagged checks: a hound s tooth jacket. [1955 60] * * * hound sˈ tooth noun A textile pattern of broken checks (also adjective) • • • Main Entry: ↑hound * * * hound s tooth or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hound's tooth — a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used on a variety of fabrics. Also called hound s tooth check. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • hound's-tooth — /howndz toohth /, adj. woven or printed with a pattern of broken or jagged checks: a hound s tooth jacket. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • hound's tooth — a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used on a variety of fabrics. Also called hound s tooth check. [1935 40] …   Useful english dictionary

  • hound's-tooth — n. large jagged checks used on fabrics; design woven into a fabric that resembles a star pattern …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hound's-tooth check — hound s′ tooth (or hounds′tooth ) check′ n. tex a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used on a variety of fabrics • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • hound's-tooth check — noun textile with a pattern of small broken or jagged checks • Syn: ↑houndstooth check, ↑dogstooth check, ↑dogs tooth check, ↑dog s tooth check • Hypernyms: ↑check * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • hound's-tooth check — noun see houndstooth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hound's tooth проф. — Коридор (при наборе) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • clean as a hound's tooth — adjective Very clean (very innocent) …   Wiktionary

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