a pattern of broken or jagged checks, used on a variety of fabrics. Also called hound's'-tooth check'.
hound's-toothPronunciation: (houndz'tOOth"), [key]
woven or printed with a pattern of broken or jagged checks: a hound's-tooth jacket.
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