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Q. Q. 1شَعْوَذَ

, (A, Mṣb,) inf. n. شَعْوَذَةٌ, (A, L, Mṣb, Ḳ,) He practised the art termed شَعْوَذَة, expl. below: (A, L, Mṣb, Ḳ:) as also شَعْبَذَ, (Mṣb, Ḳ,) inf. n. شَعْبَذَةٌ: (A, Mṣb, Ḳ:) so some say. (Mṣb.) [See what here follows.]

شَعْوَذَةٌ

Legerdemain, or sleight-of-hand, (A, L, Ḳ,) and false miracles, (TA,) and fascinations, (Ḳ,) or fascination, (A, L,) or a kind of play, (Mṣb,) like سِحْر, (A, L, Mṣb, Ḳ,) making a thing to appear different from what it really is, (L, Ḳ,) or showing a man what has no real existence: (Mṣb:) or making what is false to assume the form of what is true: (TA:) as also شَعْبَذَةٌ: (A, Mṣb:) vulgarly termed شَعْبَثَةٌ. (TA.)
Also Quickness: or lightness, or agility, in any affair. (L.)
It is not a word of the language of the people of the desert. (Lth, L, Mṣb.)

شَعْوَذِىٌّ

A messenger of princes or governors, (L, Ḳ,) who journeys on affairs of importance for them (L) upon post-horses or other beasts appointed for their conveyance: (L, Ḳ:) so called because of his quickness. (L.) It is not a word of the language of the people of the desert. (Lth, L.)
See also what follows.

مُشَعْوِذٌ

and مُشَعْوَذٌ A man who practises the art termed شَعْوَذَة; (L, Ḳ;) as also شَعْوَذِىٌّ: (TA in art. عجب:) improperly called مُشَعْبِذٌ, and surnamed أَبُو العَجَبِ. (Eth-Tha'álibee, TA.)