, aor. مَتَحَ, (inf. n. مَتْحٌ, Ṣ,) He drew water: (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ:) or he drew up water by means of the pulley and its appertenances. (L.)
مَتَحَ الدَّلْوَ He drew out the bucket: (Mṣb:) or he pulled the rope of the bucket, drawing [the rope] with one hand, and taking [it to draw again] with the other hand, at the head of the well; as also مَتَحَ بِالدَّلْوِ. (L.)
مَتَحَ بِهَا Pepedit. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)
مَتَحَ بِسَلْحِهِ Alvum dejecit; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) as also مَتَخَ بِهِ. (TA.)
مَتَحَ النَّهَارُ (tropical:) The day advanced, the sun becoming high: (Ṣ, Ḳ:) a dial. form of مَتَعَ: (Ṣ:) became prolonged. (TA.)
↓امتح, (tropical:) It (a day, and a night,) was long, or prolonged. Said of a summer-day and of a winter-night. (Aṣ.)
5الإِبِلُ تَتَمَتَّحُ فِى سَيْرِهَا
(tropical:) The camels move their fore-legs alternately تُرَاوِحُ بِأَيْدِيهَا, A, and some copies of the Ḳ; in other copies of the Ḳ, تَتَرَوَّحُ;) in going along, (Ḳ,) like as the drawer of water moves alternately his two arms. (A.)
He pulled out a thing: (Aboo-Turáb and T, art. نتح, and Ḳ:) as also إِنْتَتَحَ. (Aboo-Turáb and T, ubi supra.)
inf. n. of 1: see مَتُوحٌ.
(tropical:) A well from which one draws water with the two hands by means of the pulley: (Ṣ, L, Ḳ:) or, of which the bottom, or part from which the water is drawn, is near to the mouth: pl. مُتُحٌ. (L.) [See also جَرُورٌ.]
[You say,] سِرْنَا عُقْبَةً مَتُوحًا [in the CK عَقبَةَ] (tropical:) We proceeded a long march. (Ṣ, L, Ḳ, *)
↓بَيْنَنَا فَرْسَحٌ مَتْحًا, and
↓مَتَّاحٌ, (tropical:) Between us is a long league. (L.)
لَيْلٌ مَتَّاحٌ (tropical:) A long night. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)
↓يَوْمٌ مَتَّاحٌ (tropical:) A day in which travelling is prolonged until the evening without intermission or alighting. (L.) See مَاتِحٌ.
: see مَتُوحٌ.
فَرَسٌ مَتَّاحٌ (tropical:) A long horse, (A, TA,) that stretches himself out much or takes long steps, مَدَّادٌ, (A, Ḳ,) in going along. (TA.)
↓مَتُوحٌ A drawer of water; (Ṣ;) applied to a man who draws the water from the mouth of the well: one who draws it from the bottom being called مَائِحٌ: pl. of مَاتِحٌ, مُتَّاحٌ. (L.)
مَاتِحٌ A camel that draws water: pl. مَوَاتِحُ. (L.) [See an ex. in a verse cited voce ذَمَّةٌ.]