Loose-woven, woollen material, usually dyed green or red and used from the 17thC to describe a flannel-like cloth produced in the eastern counties of England. It was used for covering card and billiard tables, and for lining drawers.
- a bright green fabric napped to resemble feltFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=baize
A coarse cotton or woollen material, usually coloured bright green, used to imitate felt. Commonly used as covering on snooker tables and as a protective cushioning layer on the underside of heavy objects.
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[ For bayes
, plural from Old French baie
; confer French bai
bay-colored. See Bay
a color.] A coarse woolen stuff with a long nap; -- usually dyed in plain colors. « A new black baize
waistcoat lined with silk. Pepys.
» Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/7
a bright green fabric napped to resemble felt; used to cover gaming tablesFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=baize
• (n.) A coarse woolen stuff with a long nap; -- usually dyed in plain colors.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/baize/
Baize is a coarse woollen cloth. Baize may also refer to: ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baize_(disambiguation)
Wool fabric resembling felt, usually green, used on gaming tables.Found on http://www.artisansofthevalley.com/comm_gloss3.html
Baize is a rough woollen cloth with a nap on one side used for linings, coverings and curtains, most notably covering billiards, snooker and pool tables.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/AB.HTM
A loose-woven woollen cloth usualy dyed green or red and the term used since the 17thC. to describe a flannel like cloth produced in the eastern counties of england. Commonly used to cover card and billiard tables and for drawer linings.Found on http://www.antique-marks.com/antique-terms-b.html
Baize is a coarse woollen (or in cheaper variants cotton) cloth. ==Introduction of baize into England== A mid-17th century English ditty (a short, simple popular song)—much quoted in histories of ale and beer brewing in England—refers to 1525 as the year: Hops, heresies, bays, and beer; Came into England all in one year. Heresies refers to the...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baize
Baize is a loose woolen fabric, with a finely cut nap on both sides. This heavily felted material is traditionally dyed either red or green, and is used for simple clothing, as well as drawer linings and tablecloths. Derived from the French baie, the Spanish name for baize is bayetta.Found on http://www.nyfashioncenterfabrics.com/fabric-glossary.html
coarse napped cotton or wool fabricFound on http://phrontistery.info/b.html
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