hound's-tooth check
noun see houndstooth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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 — 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 — 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 — /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

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

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

  • hound — n. & v. n. 1 a a dog used for hunting, esp. one able to track by scent. b (the hounds) Brit. a pack of foxhounds. 2 colloq. a despicable man. 3 a runner who follows a trail in hare and hounds. 4 a person keen in pursuit of something (usu. in comb …   Useful english dictionary

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

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

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