shepherd's check


noun

a pattern of even checks, used in a variety of fabrics.
a fabric having this pattern.

Nearby words

  1. shepard, sam,
  2. shepherd,
  3. shepherd dog,
  4. shepherd king,
  5. shepherd satellite,
  6. shepherd's needle,
  7. shepherd's pie,
  8. shepherd's weatherglass,
  9. shepherd's-purse,
  10. shepherdess

Origin of shepherd's check

First recorded in 1860–65

Also called shepherd's plaid.

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