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Definition of Baize


US English version

Also known as Bayeta.

A thick, bright green or red cloth that looks like felt. Used to cover snooker tables, as pads under objects to prevent scratching. Also used to make traditional clothing of some South American peoples.



Derivation: Possibly from the town of Baza in Spain, or the french word baies a red/brown colour.

Definition of Baize


UK English version

Also known as Bayeta.

A thick, bright green or red cloth that looks like felt. Used to cover billiard tables, as pads under objects to prevent scratching. Also used to make traditional clothing of some South American peoples.



Derivation: Possibly from the town of Baza in Spain, or the french word baies a red/brown color.



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