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baize

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Noun, Verb (transitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

baizen. [For bayes, pl. fr. OF. baie; cf. F. bai bay-colored. See Bay a color.].
     A coarse woolen stuff with a long nap; -- usually dyed in plain colors.  [1913 Webster]
    "A new black baize waistcoat lined with silk."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

baize, n. a coarse usu. green woollen material resembling felt used as a covering or lining, esp. on the tops of billiard- and card-tables.

Etymology
F baies (pl.) fem. of bai chestnut-coloured (BAY(4)), treated as sing.: cf. BODICE

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