A plaited thong, serving for the noserein of a camel, &c., and sometimes woven wide, [for a fore-girth,] placed on the breast of a camel. (KL, TA.) See also نِسْعَةٌ.
A kind of broad plaited fore-girth for a camel: pl. نِسْعٌ and نِسَعٌ and أَنْسَاعٌ: (Ṣ:) or نِسَعٌ and نُسْعٌ and نُسُوعٌ and أَنْسَاعٌ are pls. of نِسْعٌ, [a coll. gen. n.,] of which نِسْعَةٌ is the n. un. (Ḳ.) See عَظْمُ الرَّحْلِ, in art. عظم.
أَنْسَاعُ الطَّرِيقِ (assumed tropical:) The furrows of the road, made by the beasts with their legs [or feet] in its surface. (TA, voce شَرَكٌ.)