: a fabric printed by an Indonesian method of hand-printing textiles by coating with wax the parts not to be dyed;
: the method itself
: a design executed in batik
: a method of decorating an egg or other object by coating parts of the object's surface with wax to resist dye
- … a Russian method of egg decorating known as batik.
- —Susan Antigone
- It's a 2,000-year-old art that involves painting symbolic designs on eggs in batik style.
- —Leo Smith
: a design so executed
- For a batik effect, hard-boil the eggs and while they are still warm criss-cross thick elastic bands around each one.
- —Jane Phillimore et al.