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baize

noun \ˈbāz\

Definition of BAIZE

:  a coarse woolen or cotton fabric napped to imitate felt

Origin of BAIZE

Middle French baies, plural of baie baize, from feminine of bai bay-colored — more at bay
First Known Use: 1578

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