houndstooth

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noun hounds·tooth \ˈhau̇n(d)z-ˌtüth\

Definition of houndstooth

  1. :  a usually small broken-check textile pattern; also :  a fabric woven in this pattern —called also houndstooth check, hound's-tooth check

1936

First Known Use of houndstooth

1936

Variants of houndstooth

or less commonly

hound's–tooth

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