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hound's tooth

noun
1.
a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used on a variety of fabrics.
Also called hound's-tooth check.
Origin of hound's tooth
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40
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British Dictionary definitions for hound's-tooth check

hound's-tooth check

noun
1.
a pattern of broken or jagged checks, esp one printed on or woven into cloth Also called dog's-tooth check, dogtooth check
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