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[houndz-tooth] /ˈhaʊndzˌtuθ/

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
Word Origin

pattern is reminiscent of the jagged back teeth of a hound

also hound’s tooth, as a design pattern, 1936, so called for resemblance.


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