حمس حمش حمص
حَمِشَ, (A, Ḳ,) aor. ـَ, inf. n. حَمْشٌ and حَمَشٌ, (Ḳ,) He (a man) became slender in the shanks. (A, Ḳ.)
حَمِشَ عُظَيْمُ سَاقِهِ, aor. ـَ; (Mṣb;) and حَمِشَتْ قَوَائِمُهُ, or حَمَشَتْ; (accord. to different copies of the Ṣ;) and حَمِشَتِ السَّاقُ, inf. n. حَمْشٌ; (so in a copy of the A;) or حَمَشَتِ السَّاقُ, aor. ـِ; (Ḳ;) and حَمُشَت, (Lḥ, A, Ḳ,) aor. ـُ, inf. n. حُمُوشَةٌ (A, Ḳ) and حَمَاشةٌ, (TA,) The small bone of his shank, (Mṣb,) and his legs, (Ṣ,) and the shank (A, Ḳ) of a woman, (A,) became slender. (Ṣ, A, Mṣb, Ḳ) And the like is said, metaphorically, of the whole body. (TA.) You say also,استحمش↓ الوَتَرُ The bow-string became slender: and its being so is better. (TA.)
حَمْشٌ: see the next paragraph, throughout.
حَمِشٌ: see the next paragraph, throughout.
حَمِيشٌ: see the next paragraph, throughout.
أَحْمَشُ السَّاقَيْنِ Slender in the shanks, applied to a man; (Ṣ, Ḳ) as alsoحَمْشُ↓ الساقين, (Ṣ, Mgh, Mṣb, Ḳ,) andحَمِيشُهُمَا↓: (TA:) and soحَمْشةُ↓ الساقين, applied to a woman. (A.) Andحَمْشُ↓ الخِلْقَةِ ‡ Slender in make, applied to a man. (TA.) أَحْمَشُ also signifies Slender, applied to the small bone of the shank: (Mṣb:) and so حَمْشَآءُ [the fem.], andحَمْشَةٌ↓, andحَمِيشَةٌ↓, applied to the shank (سَاق), and to the fore arm (ذِرَاع), and to the legs (قَوَائِم): and [the pls.] حُمْشٌ (TA) and حِمَاشٌ, (Ḳ,) applied to shanks (سُوق): (Ḳ, TA:) andحَمِشٌ↓, andحَمْشٌ↓, andمُسْتَحْمِشٌ↓, applied to a bow-string; (Ḳ,* TA;) the last on the authority of Ibráheem El-Ḥarbee; (TA;) and each of the last three epithets with ة added, applied to bow-strings. (Ḳ,* TA.) You say alsoلِثَةٌ حَمِشَةٌ↓ A gum having little flesh: (Ḳ:) or a thin gum. (TA.)
مُسْتَحْمِشٌ: see أَحْمَشُ.