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baize

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

[Middle French baies, from feminine pl. of bai, bay-colored (probably in reference to the original color of the cloth), from Old French; see bay3.]

baize

(beɪz)
n
(Textiles) a woollen fabric resembling felt, usually green, used mainly for the tops of billiard tables
vb
(Textiles) (tr) to line or cover with such fabric
[C16: from Old French baies, plural of baie baize, from bai reddish brown, bay5, perhaps the original colour of the fabric]

baize

(beɪz)

n.
a soft feltlike fabric, usu. dyed green, commonly used for the tops of game tables.
[1570–80; earlier bayes < French baies (n.), derivative of bai bay-colored]

baize


Past participle: baized
Gerund: baizing

Imperative
baize
baize
Present
I baize
you baize
he/she/it baizes
we baize
you baize
they baize
Preterite
I baized
you baized
he/she/it baized
we baized
you baized
they baized
Present Continuous
I am baizing
you are baizing
he/she/it is baizing
we are baizing
you are baizing
they are baizing
Present Perfect
I have baized
you have baized
he/she/it has baized
we have baized
you have baized
they have baized
Past Continuous
I was baizing
you were baizing
he/she/it was baizing
we were baizing
you were baizing
they were baizing
Past Perfect
I had baized
you had baized
he/she/it had baized
we had baized
you had baized
they had baized
Future
I will baize
you will baize
he/she/it will baize
we will baize
you will baize
they will baize
Future Perfect
I will have baized
you will have baized
he/she/it will have baized
we will have baized
you will have baized
they will have baized
Future Continuous
I will be baizing
you will be baizing
he/she/it will be baizing
we will be baizing
you will be baizing
they will be baizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been baizing
you have been baizing
he/she/it has been baizing
we have been baizing
you have been baizing
they have been baizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been baizing
you will have been baizing
he/she/it will have been baizing
we will have been baizing
you will have been baizing
they will have been baizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been baizing
you had been baizing
he/she/it had been baizing
we had been baizing
you had been baizing
they had been baizing
Conditional
I would baize
you would baize
he/she/it would baize
we would baize
you would baize
they would baize
Past Conditional
I would have baized
you would have baized
he/she/it would have baized
we would have baized
you would have baized
they would have baized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.baize - a bright green fabric napped to resemble feltbaize - a bright green fabric napped to resemble felt; used to cover gaming tables
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Translations
جوخٌ أخْضَر
zelené sukno
filt
posztó
ullar- eîa baîmullardúkur
gelumbė
rupjš vilnas audums
zelené súkno
yeşil keçe kumaş

baize

[beɪz] Npaño m
green baizetapete m verde

baize

[ˈbeɪz] n (= fabric) → feutrine f; (on billiard table)tapis m

baize

nFries m, → Flaus m; green baizeBillardtuch nt

baize

[beɪz] npanno

baize

(beiz) noun
a type of coarse woollen cloth, often green, usually used for covering card-tables etc.
References in classic literature ?
From the carriages emerged men wearing uniforms, stars, and ribbons, while ladies in satin and ermine cautiously descended the carriage steps which were let down for them with a clatter, and then walked hurriedly and noiselessly over the baize at the entrance.
Then when I got in after much hesitation - being admitted by the man in the green baize apron who recognized me - the thought of entering that room, out of which she was gone as completely as if she had been dead, gave me such an emotion that I had to steady myself against the table till the faintness was past.
We turned a corner, and entered a long second passage, ascended a short flight of stairs at the end, crossed a small circular upper hall, and stopped in front of a door covered with dark baize.
Stevie, put into a green baize apron, was now sweeping and dusting upstairs, intent and conscientious, as though he were playing at it; and Mrs Verloc, warned in the kitchen by the clatter of the cracked bell, had merely come to the glazed door of the parlour, and putting the curtain aside a little, had peered into the dim shop.
The music retired into cases of wood and bags of leather and baize.
Green baize enveloped its contents, sewn carefully at the sides; I ripped the pack-thread with my pen-knife, and still, as the seam gave way, glimpses of gilding appeared through the widening interstices.
The punch was ready-made in a red pan in the bedroom; a little table, covered with a green baize cloth, had been borrowed from the parlour, to play at cards on; and the glasses of the establishment, together with those which had been borrowed for the occasion from the public-house, were all drawn up in a tray, which was deposited on the landing outside the door.
We struck across the big yard, noticing this, that, and t'other thing that was so familiar, and we so glad to see it again, and when we got to the roofed big passageway betwixt the double log house and the kitchen part, there was everything hanging on the wall just as it used to was, even to Uncle Silas's old faded green baize working-gown with the hood to it, and raggedy white patch between the shoulders that always looked like somebody had hit him with a snowball; and then we lifted the latch and walked in.
At this time the coach was ready and the coachman impatient, and we were all preparing to get up, and the prisoners had come over with their keeper - bringing with them that curious flavour of bread-poultice, baize, rope-yarn, and hearthstone, which attends the convict presence.
An enormous roll of green baize had arrived from Northampton, and been cut out by Mrs.
If I carried a harp in this climate, you know, I must have a green baize cover for it; and I should be sure to leave it behind me by mistake.
Frequently raising her eyes to the trees whence these sounds came down, and feeling as though they made the place more quiet than perfect silence would have done, the child loitered from grave to grave, now stopping to replace with careful hands the bramble which had started from some green mound it helped to keep in shape, and now peeping through one of the low latticed windows into the church, with its worm-eaten books upon the desks, and baize of whitened-green mouldering from the pew sides and leaving the naked wood to view.