woven or printed with a pattern of broken or jagged checks:
a hound’s-tooth jacket.
a woven fabric design of continuous broken checks or four-pointed stars; also called four-and-four check
pattern is reminiscent of the jagged back teeth of a hound
also hound’s tooth, as a design pattern, 1936, so called for resemblance.
- Hound the beef
verb phrase To cruise for sex: Me and Stick were out hounding the beef (1980s+)
Hounsfield Houns·field (hounz’fēld’), Godfrey Newbold. Born 1919. British engineer and inventor. He shared a 1979 Nobel Prize for development of the CAT scan x-ray technique.
/ˈhuːŋɡən; ˈuːŋɡən/ noun 1. a voodoo priest
[houn-skuhl] /ˈhaʊnˌskʌl/ noun, Armor. 1. a snoutlike, usually conical, visor attached to a basinet of the 14th century.