Houndstooth check

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A two-color, broken twill weave pattern that produces a checkerboard of four pointed stars.

Synonyms and Related Terms

hound's-tooth; hound's tooth; dogstooth check

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996
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