ثمت ثمد ثمر
ثَمَدَهُ, aor. ـُ, inf. n. ثَمْدٌ, He took forth, or dug out, from it (i. e. a ثَمَد q. v. infrà) the earth, in order that the water might come forth; (M, L;) as alsoاثمدهُ↓, (so in the TA, and in the TT from the M,) orاِثَّمَدَهُ↓, (accord. to the L,) andاستثمدهُ↓. (M, L.)
Also, (Ḳ,) aor. and inf. n. as above, (TA,) He took it (اتّخذهُ) as a ثَمَد; and soاثمدهُ↓ andاستثمدهُ↓. (Ḳ, TA. [But see 8 below.])
[Hence, ‡ He begged of him until he exhausted him of what he possessed. (A meaning indicated, but not expressed, in the A.)]
And ثَمَدْتُ النَّاقَةَ بِالحَلْبِ ‡ I exhausted the she-camel by milking. (A.)
And ثَمَدَتْهُ النِّسَآءُ ‡ Women exhausted him of his seminal fluid. (T, Ṣ, M, A, Ḳ. In the CK ثَمَّدَتْهُ.)
‡ He gave him a gift. (A.)
ثَمَدَ, (Ḳ,) inf. n. ثَمْدٌ, (TA,) He (a man, TA) was, or became, fat; as alsoاِثْمَادَّ↓ (Ḳ) andاِثْمَأَدَّ↓. (ISh, TA.)
see 1, in two places.
اثمد عَيْنَهُ He applied إِثْمِد as a collyrium to his eye. (A, TA.)
8. (اثتمد ⇒ اثّمد)
اثتمد and اِثَّمَدَ He (a man, Ṣ) came to a ثَمَد [q. v.] to drink. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)
اثتمد ثَمَدًا He made, or prepared, (اتّخذ,) a ثَمَد. (ISk, L.) See also 1.
استثمدهُ: see 1, in two places.
[Hence,] ‡ He sought of him a gift, (A,) or a benefit, a favour, or an act of kindness. (Ḳ.)
اثمادّ: see 1.
Q. Q. 4. اِثْمَأَدَّ
اِثْمَأَدَّ: see 1.
ثَمْدٌ: see what next follows.
ثَمَدٌ (T, Ṣ, M, A, Ḳ) andثَمْدٌ↓ (Ṣ, M, Ḳ) andثِمَادٌ↓, (M, Ḳ,) or the last is a pl. of one of the two preceding words, (MF,) Water that is little in quantity, (Lth, T, Ṣ, M, Ḳ,) that has no continual increase: (Ṣ, M, A, Ḳ:) or a little water remaining in a tract of hard, or hard and level, ground: or what appears in winter and goes away in summer (الصَّيْف): (M, Ḳ:) or a small round hollow or cavity (قَلْت) in which the rainwater collects and from which men drink during two months of the spring-season (الصَّيْف), but which fails when the summer (القَيْظ) comes: (IAạr, T:) and rain-water that remains retained beneath the sand, and, when this is removed, is yielded by the ground: (A:) pl. ثِمَادٌ (T, A) and أَثْمَادٌ [a pl. of pauc.]: (so in the L:) some say that ثِمَادٌ signifies holes dug or excavated, in which is a little water; and hence AʼObeyd says, سُجِرَتِ الثِّمَادُ, meaning that the holes &c. were filled by the rain; but he does not explain it: (M:) or ثِمَادٌ signifies wells dug around a place which has been prepared to receive the water of the rain, where there is continually rain-water, this place having water-courses, and the said wells being filled therefrom: men drink the water that lies open to view until it becomes dried up by the effect of the hot winds of summer; the wells remaining. (Aboo-Málik, T.)
ثِمَادٌ: see ثَمَدٌ.
ثَامِدٌ A lamb or kid or calf that has begun to eat. (Ṣ.)
إِثْمِدٌ [An ore of antimony: or antimony itself; stibium; or stimmi:] collyrium-stone (حَجَرُ الكُحْلِ), (Ḳ, TA,) which is black inclining to red, the mines whereof are in Ispahán, whence the best is obtained, and in the West, whence the hardest is obtained: (TA:) a certain stone used as a collyrium: (Ṣ:) a certain stone from which collyrium (كُحْل) is prepared: or collyrium (كُحْل) itself: (M:) or a substance resembling it: (Seer, M:) or a species thereof: (Lth, T:) or black كُحْل, the mine whereof is in the East: said by some of the lawyers to be that of Ispahán: and said to be an arabicized word. (Mṣb.) The women of the Arabs used also to sprinkle [or rub] it upon the lips and gums, in order that the teeth might glisten the more. (EM p. 62.) [And for the same purpose, many of them tattoo their lips, so as to make them of a uniform dull bluish hue.]
One says of a man who remains awake at night, journeying or working, فُلَانٌ يَجْعَلُ اللَّيْلَ إِثْمِدًا [Such a one makes the night a collyrium]; the blackness of the night being as though it were a collyrium to his eyes because he labours all the night in seeking the means of attaining to eminence. (AA, T, L.)
مَثْمُودٌ A water exhausted by the crowding of men to it, (Ṣ, M, Ḳ,) except the smaller portion of it. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)
And [hence,] ‡ A man exhausted of what he possessed, (T, Ṣ, M, A, Ḳ,) by his giving when asked, (M, Ḳ,) or in consequence of much begging. (T, Ṣ, M, A.)
And ‡ A man exhausted of his seminal fluid by women. (Ṣ, A, Ḳ.)