Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of chikan in English:
(In South Asia) a type of hand embroidery using cutwork and shadow work.
- Sahiba Collections have their exclusive Lucknowi chikan works on display.
- If shopping in this section is over, try going over to the stall selling garments and dress material with Lucknowi chikan work, again in pastels.
- With chikan kurtas in beige and white colours and jewelled T-shirts in a multitude of designs, every creation has a style of its own.
From Urdu, from Persian čikan.
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