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كَفٌّ ذ [generally The hand: sometimes, app., the palm only:] accord. to Az, the palm with the fingers. (Msb.) ― -b2- [Hence, A cake of the length and thickness of the hand: thus in the present day. See عُجَّالٌ.] ― -b3- كَفٌّ A handful; what one takes with the hand, or grasps; syn. قُبْضَةٌ. (S, art. قبض.) ― -b4- [ضَرَبَهُ كَفًّا He struck him a slap with the hand.] ― -b5- [كَفٌّ often signifies The paw of a beast.] ― -b6- الكَفُّ الجَذْمَآءُ The star α of Cetus. ― -b7- الكَفُّ الخَضِيبُ The β of Cassiopeia.

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