2 (also dogstooth) [mass noun] A small check pattern with notched corners suggestive of a canine tooth, used in cloth for jackets and suits.
- Close behind the red-jacketed men came stout ladies in dog-tooth hacking jackets.
- She squealed dramatically and grabbed the sleeve of Theo's dog-tooth jacket, her eyeballs seeming suddenly to bulge at the drama of it all.
- They wore bumster trousers in black-and-white dog-tooth, pirate shirts, white boots and gymslips.
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