P لشکر lashkar [said to be corr. fr. A. العسکر; but more prob.=S. नश+कर], s.m. An army, a host, a military force;—a camp;—an encampment (the word, in India, is sometimes used with especial reference to Sindia's army):—lashkar ikkhaṭṭā karnā, or lashkar jamʻ karnā, To collect an army, to levy forces:—lashkar ḵẖalās, s.f. A trull, a strumpet:—lashkar-kā, adj. (f. -kī), Of or belonging to an army or a camp; military (syn. lashkarī):—lashkar-kī bolī, s.f. 'Camp-language,' a mixed language; Urdū:—lashkar-kash, s.m. One who levies forces; a commander, general:—lashkar-kashī, s.f. Collecting an army, levying forces, a levy, mobilization; conduct of an army, generalship; leading forth an army, invasion (syn. ćaṛhāʼī):—lashkar-gāh, s.f. A camp; a cantonment; a camping-ground; a parade:—lashkar-wālā, s.m. (in the dialect of women) A king:—pas-lashkar, s.m. The rear of an army:—pesh-lashkar, s.m. Advance-guard, van of an army; folorn-hope.