houndstooth check
noun see houndstooth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • houndstooth check — [houndz′to͞oth΄] n. a pattern of broken checks, used in woven material for jackets, shirts, etc.: also hound s tooth check * * * …   Universalium

  • houndstooth check — [houndz′to͞oth΄] n. a pattern of broken checks, used in woven material for jackets, shirts, etc.: also hound s tooth check …   English World 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

  • houndstooth check — /haʊndztuθ ˈtʃɛk/ (say howndztoohth chek) noun a pattern of jagged checks, often black or brown on a light base. Also, hound s tooth check …   Australian English dictionary

  • Houndstooth — For the plant used commonly known as Houndstooth, see Cynoglossum officinale. Houndstooth pattern …   Wikipedia

  • houndstooth — also hound s tooth noun Date: 1936 a usually small broken check textile pattern; also a fabric woven in this pattern called also houndstooth check, hound s tooth check …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • check — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. control, test, verify, tally, count; restrain, repress, halt, stop, arrest, impede, interrupt, curb; stunt. n. draft, money order; interruption, rebuff; setback, reverse, stop, restraint;… …   English dictionary for students

  • Check (fabric) — A check is a pattern consisting of crossed horizontal and vertical bands in two or more colors in woven cloth. Checks are traditionally associated with Scotland where woven dyed wool was, at one time, a principal cloth. District checks were… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”