Part of speech: noun

A napped woolen fabric used as for table- covers.

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Usage examples "baize":

  1. Two baize- covered forms were there for the accommodation of various classes which the rector held; a prayer desk faced east in the one orderly corner of the room. - "Peccavi", E. W. Hornung.
  2. Already made up and lying on the floor of the wardrobe was another parcel, very much bigger, rolled in dark green baize which might have been a small table cover. - "The Heather-Moon", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.
  3. Inside the room was a table covered with green baize, on which were methodically arranged in extended order a Bible, an inkstand, a sheaf of paper, and a copy of the Manual of Military Law. - "Leaves from a Field Note-Book", J. H. Morgan.