shepherd's check
noun Date: 1863 a pattern of small even black-and-white checks; also a fabric woven in this pattern — called also shepherd's plaid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shepherd's check — or shepherd s plaid n. 1. a pattern of small checks formed by stripes of black and white 2. fabric woven in this pattern: Also shepherd check …   English World dictionary

  • shepherd's check — noun or shepherd check or shepherd s plaid or shepherd plaid 1. : a pattern of small even black and white checks 2. : a fabric woven in shepherd s check pattern * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • shepherd's check — 1. a pattern of even checks, used in a variety of fabrics. 2. a fabric having this pattern. Also called shepherd s plaid. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • shepherd's check — /ʃɛpədz ˈtʃɛk/ (say shepuhdz chek) noun → shepherd s plaid …   Australian English dictionary

  • shepherd's tartan — shepherd check, shepherd plaid, shepherd tartan or shepherd s check, shepherd s plaid, shepherd s tartan noun (cloth with) a small black and white check • • • Main Entry: ↑shepherd …   Useful english dictionary

  • shepherd's plaid — noun see shepherd s check …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shepherd's plaid — /ʃɛpədz ˈplæd/ (say shepuhdz plad) noun a woollen shawl like material, made in a checked pattern. Also, shepherd s check …   Australian English dictionary

  • shepherd's plaid — noun see shepherd s check …   Useful english dictionary

  • shepherd's plaid — noun a small black and white check pattern. ↘woollen cloth with this pattern …   English new terms dictionary

  • shepherd tartan — shepherd check, shepherd plaid, shepherd tartan or shepherd s check, shepherd s plaid, shepherd s tartan noun (cloth with) a small black and white check • • • Main Entry: ↑shepherd …   Useful english dictionary

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