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1كَثَّ

, [aor. كَثِ3َ,] inf. n. كَثَاثَةٌ, It (a thing) became thick, or dense. (Ṣ.)
كَثَّ, aor. كَثِ3َ, inf. n. كُثُوثَةٌ and كَثَاثَةٌ; and كَثَّ, originally كَثِثَ, aor. كَثَ3َ, inf. n. كَثَثٌ; It (hair) became thick, or dense, without being long. (Mṣb.)
كَثَّتِ اللِّحْيَةُ, (aor. كَثِ3َ, TA, or كَثُ3َ, A,) inf. n. كَثَاثَةٌ and كُثُوثَةٌ and كَثَثٌ, (and كَثٌّ, TA,) The beard became thick, or dense; and short and crisp; (Ḳ;) not spreading. (TA.)
كَثَّ بِسَلْحِهِ Alvum dejecit. (Ḳ.)

4اكثّ

and كَثْكَثَ He became thick, or dense, in the beard. (Ḳ.)

كَثٌّ

Thick, or dense. (Ḳ.)
لِحْيَةٌ كَثَّةٌ, (IDrd, Ṣ, Ḳ,) and كَثَّآءُ, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) A thick, or dense, beard. (IDrd, &c.)
رَجُلٌ كَثُّ اللِّحْيَةِ, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) and اللحية كَثِيثُ, (Ḳ,) and رَجُلٌ أَكَثُّ, (Lth,) and كَثٌّ, (Lth, Ḳ,) A man having a thick, or dense, beard; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) not one that is thin or long. (TA.) You say قَوْمٌ كُثٌّ, A thick-bearded people: (Ṣ. Ḳ:) [كُثٌّ being pl. of كَثٌّ:] like as you say رَجُلٌ صَدْقُ اللِّقَآءِ, and قَوْمٌ صُدْقٌ: (Ṣ:) [or of أَكَثُّ:] كِثَاثٌ is also pl. of كَثٌ. (Ḳ.)
إِمْرَأَةٌ كَثَّةٌ, and كَثَّآءُ, A woman having thick, or dense, hair. (IDrd.)
By اللِّهَمَ الكِثَاثَ, occurring in a verse cited in art. حوث, is meant [The thick, or dense,] plants. (TA.)
Thaalabeh Ibn-ʼObeyd El-'Adawee applies the epithet كَثَّة to palm-trees, using the expression كَثَّةُ الأَوْبَارِ; thus likening them to camels. (TA.)
قُدُومُهُ عَلَى كَثِّ مَنْخِرِهِ i. q. عَلَى رَغْمِ أَنْفِهِ [His coming is in spite of himself]. (TA.)

كثاث

[so in the L and TA: in the former, in a restored portion of a leaf:] Dust: mentioned by El-Khaṭṭábee as being considered by him not of established authority. (TA.)

كَثَاثَاءُ

Land (أَرْضٌ) abounding in dust. (Ḳ.)

كَاثٌّ

What grows from that which is scattered, or from that which falls about, of what is reaped. (Ḳ.) [See also زِرِّيعٌ.]

كَاثٍّ بِسَلْحِهِ

Alvum dejiciens. (TA.)

كَثْكَثٌ

and كِثْكِثٌ Crumbled particles of stone; and dust: (Ṣ, Ḳ:) like أَثْلَبٌ and إِثْلِبٌ: (Ṣ:) or fine dust; and crumbled particles of stone: or dust in general. (TA.) One says بِفِيهِ الكثكثُ [In his mouth are crumbled particles of stone, and dust: app. meaning he is dead and buried]. (Ṣ.) [See also كثاث.].

كُثْكُثَى

and كَثْكَثَى A certain game played with dust. (Ḳ.)

أَكَثُّ

: see كَثٌّ.