Baize cloth covering a pool table.
baize definition by Webster's New World
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a thick woolen cloth made to resemble felt and often dyed green, used to cover billiard tables, etc.
Origin: Old French baie, plural baies, baize ; from Classical Latin badius, chestnut-brown
baize definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An often bright-green cotton or woolen material napped to imitate felt and used chiefly as a cover for gaming tables.
Origin: French baies, from pl. of bai, bay-colored, from Latin badius.