aor. دَبِ3َ, inf. n. دَبِيبٌ (T, Ṣ, M, Mṣb, Ḳ, &c.) and دَبٌّ (M, Ḳ,) and مَدَبٌّ, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) [and perhaps دَبَبٌ also, q. v.,] It, or he, (the ant, T, M, and any animal, M, and in like manner a party moving towards the enemy, T, or an army, and a child, Mṣb,) [crept; crawled; or] went, or walked, leisurely, or gently, (T, M, Mṣb, Ḳ,) without haste, (T,) عَلَى الأَرْضِ [upon the ground]: (Ṣ:) and [simply] he walked: (IAạr, T:) he (an old man) [crept along; or] walked leisurely, softly, or gently: (Ṣ:) and ↓دبّب, also, he walked leisurely, by slow degrees. (TA.) Hence, أَكْذَبُ مَنْ دَبَّ وَدَرَجَ The most lying of those who have walked and died, or passed away, or perished: (T:) i. e., of the living and the dead. (T, Ṣ, Ḳ.) And يَدِبُّ مَعَ القُرَادِ [He creeps about with ticks]; said of a man who brings a small worn-out skin containing ticks, and ties it to the tail of a camel; in consequence of which, when one of the ticks bites it, the camel runs away, and the other camels run away with it; and thereupon he steals one of them: whence it is said of a thief, or stealer of cattle &c. (TA.) And هُوَ يَدِبُّ بَيْنَنَا بِالنَّمَائِمِ (tropical:) [He creeps among us with calumnies, or slanders]. (A, TA.) And دَبَّتْ عَقَارَبُهُ [lit. His scorpions crept along]; meaning (tropical:) his calumnies, or slanders, and mischief, (M, A, Ḳ,) crept along; syn. سَرَتْ. (M, Ḳ [See also art. عقرب.]) And the same phrase is also used to signify (tropical:) His downy hair crept [along his cheeks]. (MF in art. عقرب.) And دَبَّ قَمْلُهُ [lit. His lice crept]; meaning (tropical:) he became fat: said of a man. (Ḥam. p. 633.) And دَبَّ الجَدْوَلُ (tropical:) [The rivulet, or streamlet for irrigation, crept along]. (A.) And دَبَّ فِيهِ (tropical:) It crept in, or into, it, or him; syn. سَرَى; (M, A, Ḳ;) namely, wine, or beverage, (T, M, A, Ḳ,) in, or into, the body, (M, Ḳ,) or in, or into, a man, (T,) and into a vessel; (M;) and a disease, or malady, (M, A, Ḳ,) in, or into, the body, (M, Ḳ,) or فِى عُرُوقِهِ [in his veins]; (A;) and wear in a garment, or piece of cloth; (M, Ḳ;) and the dawn in the darkness of the latter part of the night. (M.)―
دِبِّى حَجَلْ (in the CK حَجَلُ) is the name of A certain game of the Arabs: (Ḳ, TA:) the ل is quiescent. (TA.)―
دُبَّ used as a noun: see below.
دَبَّ [second pers. دَبِبْتَ,] aor. يَدَبُّ, inf. n. دَبَبٌ, He (a camel) was, or became, such as is termed أَدَبُّ; (IAạr, T, TA;) i. e., had much hair, or much fur (وَبَر), or much fur upon the face. (TA.)