log in
sign up or:

with google or facebook

or

By using this site you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service

forgot password?

Baize - Billiard Term Definition

Welcome to the billiard, pool, and snooker glossary of terms. This is the definition of Baize as it relates to cue sports. You can also view the entire billiard dictionary

Definition of Baize

Baize is a billiards term that is a part of Pool Table Terminology.

Baize is a cloth material made from wool that is used to cover billiard tables. Cheaper versions of baize are made from cotton. It is usually green in color but can be found in various colors. It is sometimes called felt because of its similarity in appearance and feel, though the two materials have very different in makeup. Although Baize is considered the preferred material for snooker tables in general, it is not generally requested for use on higher end carom or pool billiards tables. For these, a napless worsted wool is the covering of choice. It is sometimes referred to as felt of bays.

See: table cloth, cloth, felt, bays, nap, pool table cloth marks for more on the meaning of "Baize".

Baize - Usage

Baize is the preferred material for use on snooker tables overall. Ah yes, the, green baize.

Billiards - Baize

  • Title: Baize
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 11/30/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:48:07 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

Baize Comments

There are not yet any comments. Please post one below. All comments are moderated.

Submit New Billiard Term or Suggest a Correction

You can suggest a new billiard term and it's definition here. If you are suggesting a correction for an existing term, enter the entire definition as with your corrections incorporated.

upload a photo or document

use plain text or markdown syntax only