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houndstooth Syllabification: hounds·tooth
Pronunciation: /ˈhoun(d)zˌto͞oTH/

Definition of houndstooth in English:


A large checked pattern with notched corners suggestive of a canine tooth, typically used in cloth for jackets and suits.
Example sentences
  • He usually wore a houndstooth jacket and a thin tie.
  • Different fabrics and textures, such as tweed with satin, fur trim with wool flannel or bold stripes and a small houndstooth pattern, will satisfy your eclectic character.
  • The men there are in bolder than bold houndstooths and outsize checks that, even though they are being modelled by a boy from Adrossan, wouldn't be worn on a night out on the Clyde coast.

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