- Also called chevron, chevron weave, herringbone weave.a type of twill weave having this pattern.
- a fabric constructed with this weave.
- a garment made from such a fabric, especially a suit.
Origin of herringbone
Examples from the Web for herringbone
Contemporary Examples of herringbone
A turtleneck gray sweater—it was herringbone tweed—and a cap.Pryor Dodge's Two-Wheeled Obsession Is Now a Museum of Bike History
September 15, 2014
Historical Examples of herringbone
This herringbone or catch stitch can be used in many places.Clothing and Health
"But I didn't take over," Bridey the Herringbone said complacently.
"You purposely got Harkaway to take you aboard the Herringbone," Iversen interrupted wrathfully.
Herringbone stitch over the raw edge of both sides of the seam.Handicraft for Girls
Squares, plaids, herringbone and lozenge patterns were done by this process in such a manner as to be very handsome.In and Around Berlin
Minerva Brace Norton
- a pattern used in textiles, brickwork, etc, consisting of two or more rows of short parallel strokes slanting in alternate directions to form a series of parallel Vs or zigzags
- (as modifier)a herringbone jacket; a herringbone pattern of very long, narrow bricks