Definition of baize
: a coarse woolen or cotton fabric napped to imitate felt
Recent Examples of baize from the Web
But when the need takes you, just remove the baize-protecting top (in three sections) and crank a handle.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'baize'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of baize
Middle French baies, plural of baie baize, from feminine of bai bay-colored — more at bay
First Known Use: 1578
Learn More about baize
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up baize? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).