Definition of Baize

1. Noun. A bright green fabric napped to resemble felt; used to cover gaming tables.

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile

Definition of Baize

1. n. A coarse woolen stuff with a long nap; -- usually dyed in plain colors.

Definition of Baize

1. Noun. A coarse woolen stuff with a long nap; -- usually dyed in plain colors. ¹

2. Noun. A thick woolen cloth used for coverings on card tables etc. Note that the covering of billiard and snooker tables is often referred to as the Green Baize but is actually a fine woolen cloth and not baize. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Baize

1. a green, woolen fabric [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baize

bait casting
bait dog
baited
baiter
baiters
baitfish
baitfishes
baith
baiting
baitings
baitless
baits
baitware
baiza
baizas
baize (current term)
baized
baizes
baizing
bajada
bajadas
bajan
bajans
bajillion
bajillions
bajocco
bajoccos
bajra
bajras
bajree

Literary usage of Baize

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1. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"... she had presided with such talent and such success, went off with her to her cottage, where she happened to be particularly in want of green baize. ..."

2. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1904)
"A rule of the company required that baize, and other employees of the defendant company working in the grade that he was, should be instructed in the rules ..."

3. Lost Chapters Recovered from the Early History of American Methodism by Joseph Beaumont Wakeley (1858)
"... or in the History of Methodism—Asbury's Testimony— Thomas Morrell's—New-York Methodists fixing up for the Occasion— Green baize — Red Marine — Asbury's ..."

4. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1805)
"... baize, and, with the body. :. into the coffin, and carried in a hearse to the Tower. The executioner was obliged to shift himself, by tease- the ..."

5. How to Get on the Stage and how to Succeed There by Leopold Wagner (1899)
"The Green baize. The son of the great novelist was a gallant defender of the best traditions of the drama, and he never tired of asserting that the ..."

6. Historical Records of New South Wales by Frank Murcott Bladen (1892)
"They were all naked, but seemed the natives, fond of ornaments, putting the beads or red baize that were given them round their heads or necks. ..."

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