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Definition of "baize" [baize]

  • An often bright-green cotton or woolen material napped to imitate felt and used chiefly as a cover for gaming tables. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "baize" in a sentence
  • "(* baize is the green felt fabric used to cover gaming tables)"
  • "One of the players said baize, which is imitation felt, he said, and Keith more or less conceded this."
  • "There are people who look like artizans and who never drink anything but champagne, and walk to the tavern on red baize which is laid down from their hut to the tavern."