دسع دسكر دسم


دَسْكَرَةٌ

A building like a قَصْر [q. v.], surrounded by houses, or chambers, (Lth, Mgh, Mṣb, Ḳ,) and places of abode for the servants and household, (TA,) and pertaining to kings: (Lth, Mgh, Mṣb:) Heraclius is related, in trads., to have received the great men of the Greeks in a دسكرة belonging to him: (TA:) or a building like a قَصْر, which is surrounded by houses, or chambers, and in which the vitious, or immoral, (شُطَّار,) assemble: (Ḥar p. 140:) or houses of the foreigners (أَعَاجِم), in which are wine and instruments of music or the like: (Ḳ:) thought by Az to be an arabicized word; (Mṣb;) not genuine Arabic: (TA:) [from the Persian دَسْكَرَهْ, or دَسْتْكَرَهْ:] pl. دَسَاكِرُ. (Ḳ.)
Also A Christian's cloister, or cell; syn. صَوْمَعَةٌ. (AA, Ḳ.)
And A town, or village; syn. قَرْيَةٌ. (Az, Mṣb, Ḳ.)
And A plain, or level, land. (Ḳz, Ḳ.)