Baize meaning

bāz
An often bright-green woolen or cotton material napped to imitate felt and used chiefly as a cover for gaming tables.
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An often bright-green woolen or cotton material napped to imitate felt and used chiefly as a cover for gaming tables.
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A thick woolen cloth made to resemble felt and often dyed green, used to cover billiard tables, etc.
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A thick, soft, usually woolen cloth resembling felt; often colored green and used for coverings on card tables, billiard and snooker tables etc.
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(dated) A coarse woolen stuff with a long nap; -- usually dyed in plain colors.
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Origin of baize

  • Middle French baies from feminine pl. of bai bay-colored (probably in reference to the original color of the cloth) from Old French bay3

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle French baies from feminine pl. of bai bay-colored (probably in reference to the original color of the cloth) from Old French bay3

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French baies, feminine plural of adjective bai (“bay-colored”) mistaken as a singular noun.

    From Wiktionary