Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a bright green fabric napped to resemble felt; used to cover gaming tables

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Alternate forms of Baize

Hypernyms: cloth, fabric, material, textile

Origin of the word Baize

  1. coarse woollen fabric, 1570s, bayse, from Fr. baies, fem. pl. of adj. bai "bay-colored," from L. badius "chestnut-colored" (see bay (4)). more

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