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كَتَدٌ

and كَتِدٌ [The upper part of the back, above, or between, the shoulders:] the part where the two shoulder-blades come [or approach] together; in a man and a horse (L, Ḳ) and a lion: (L:) or the part between the base of the neck and the shoulder-blades: (A:) or the part between the كَاهِل [app. here signifying the bas of the neck] and the back; (Ṣ, L, Ḳ;) as also ثَبَجٌ: (L:) or the part between the مُثَبَّج [or place where the pastor puts his stick, or staff, upon his back, putting his arms and hands behind it,] and the middle of the كاهل [which app. here signifies the portion of the back comprising its six upper vertebræ]: or the part from the base of the neck to the bottom of the shoulder-blades, comprising the كَاثِبَة and ثبج and كاهل: (L:) or the كاهل itself: (L, Ḳ:) or the upper part of the shoulder-blade: (L:) pl. أَكْتَادٌ and كُتُودٌ. (L, Ḳ.)
نَحْمِلُهُ عَلَى الأَكْبَادِ فَضْلًا عَنِ الأَكْتَادِ [We will carry it upon the livers; much more upon the upper parts of the backs]. (A.)
وَلَّوْهُمْ أَكْتَادَهُمْ They turned their backs upon them, retreating and routed. (A.)
الكَتَدُ (tropical:) A certain star, (Ṣ, L, Ḳ) [g] in the part called the كتد of the constellation Leo. (L.)
هُمْ أَكْتَادٌ They are companies, or congregated bodies: (L, Ḳ:) or, distinct bodies, or parties, or troops: as also أَكْدَادٌ: (L:) or, like each other; (L, Ḳ:) not differing, one from another: (TA:) or, quick, or swift, one party of them following immediately after another: (L, Ḳ:) اكتاد has no sing.: (Ḳ:) it is said to be either أَكْدَادٌ mispronounced, or a dial. form of this latter word. (MF.)

أَكْتَدُ

Having the place called the كَتَد prominent. (L, Ḳ.)