hound's tooth


noun

a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used on a variety of fabrics.

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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Also called hound's-tooth check.

Origin of hound's tooth

First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for hound's-tooth check

hound's-tooth check

noun

a pattern of broken or jagged checks, esp one printed on or woven into clothAlso called: dog's-tooth check, dogtooth check
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