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English citations of baize

  • 2007 — ‘— […] we wait,’ Ron finished, throwing [the Invisibility Cloak] over Hermione's head like baize on a budgerigar and rolling his eyes at Harry. — J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • 1973 — ... to observe him in his trances across the blue baize fields and the terrible paper gaming ... — Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow
  • 1973 — Deserted in noon’s lull, here are resonant reaches of mahogany, green baize, hanging loops of maroon velvet. — Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow
  • 1869 — "A gloomy wood," according to the one play-bill, was represented by a few shrubs in pots, a green baize on the floor, and a cave in the distance. — Louisa May Alcott, Little Women