houndstooth

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The South Korean girl group Hello Venus performing in 2014. Its members are all wearing houndstooth-patterned trousers.
A houndstooth pattern

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hound +‎ -'s +‎ tooth, from its appearance.

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houndstooth ‎(plural houndsteeth)

  1. A two-colour fabric pattern of broken checks.
  2. Fabric with a houndstooth pattern; an item of clothing made with such fabric.

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