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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baizenoun

    a bright green fabric napped to resemble felt; used to cover gaming tables


  1. baizenoun

    A coarse woolen stuff with a long nap; -- usually dyed in plain colors.

  2. baizenoun

    A thick woolen cloth used for coverings on card tables etc. Note that the covering of billiard and snooker tables is often referred to as the Green Baize but is actually a fine woolen cloth and not baize.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Baizenoun

    A kind of coarse open cloth stuff, having a long nap; sometimes frized on one side, and sometimes not frized, according to the uses it is intended for. This stuff is without wale, being wrought on a loom with two treddles, like flannel. Ephraim Chambers


  1. Baize

    Baize is a coarse woollen (or in cheaper variants cotton) cloth, similar in texture to felt, but more durable.


  1. baize

    Baize is a coarse, typically green, woolen material resembling felt, used to cover billiard and card tables.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baizenoun

    a coarse woolen stuff with a long nap; -- usually dyed in plain colors


  1. Baize

    Baize is a coarse woollen cloth.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Baize

    bāz, n. a coarse woollen cloth with a long nap, used mainly for coverings, linings, &c., but in some countries for clothing. [Fr. baies, pl. of bai—L. badius, bay-coloured.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BAIZE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Baize is ranked #16707 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Baize surname appeared 1,713 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Baize.

    89.6% or 1,536 total occurrences were White.
    3.7% or 64 total occurrences were Black.
    3% or 52 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.5% or 43 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 9 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 9 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baize in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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