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شِرْذِمَةٌ

A party, or company, (طَائِفَةٌ,) of men, or people: (Ṣ:) or a small company: (TA:) or a small number of men, or people: (Ḳ:) and so شِرْدِمَةٌ, with the unpointed د, on the authority of AA: (IB, TA:) the former occurring in the Ḳur xxvi. 54. (TA.)
A piece, or portion, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) of a thing, (Ṣ,) of a quince &c.: pl. شَرَاذِمُ and شَرَاذِيمُ. (Ḳ.)
[Hence,] ثَوْبٌ شَرَاذِمُ, (Ṣ,) or ثِيَابٌ شَرَاذِمُ, (Ḳ,) A garment, or garments, old and worn out, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) much rent. (Ḳ.)