a soft, usually green, woolen or cotton fabric resembling felt, used chiefly for the tops of billiard tables.
an article of this fabric or of a fabric resembling it.
to line or cover with baize.
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How to use baize in a sentence
The paper and the poker are abandoned, chairs are drawn towards the baize-covered table.
Shrieking inarticulate anathema, he rushed downstairs, the man in the green baize apron following at his heels.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
She knew that, because she had seen it in his desk—the desk once belonging to her father, a sloping thing with a green-baize top.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete | Gilbert Parker
Kitty Tynan thought of the unopened letter in a woman's handwriting in the green baize desk in her mother's house.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete | Gilbert Parker
The room was divided by a green-baize curtain which concealed the domestic arrangements and the oil-stove.The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for baize
a woollen fabric resembling felt, usually green, used mainly for the tops of billiard tables
(tr) to line or cover with such fabric
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