baize

Definitions:

  • An often bright-green woolen or cotton material napped to imitate felt and used chiefly as a cover for gaming tables.
  • A coarse woolen stuff with a nap on one side, and dyed in plain colors, usually red or green.
  • Any article, as a table-cover, a curtain, etc., made of baize; specifically, in theaters, the plain curtain lowered at the end of a play.
  • To cover or line with baize.
  • A coarse woolen stuff with a long nap; -- usually dyed in plain colors.
  • A coarse woolen stuff with a long nap; -- usually dyed in plain colors.
  • 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.
  • a bright green fabric napped to resemble felt; used to cover gaming tables
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