शाण a. (-णी f.) [शणेन निर्वत्तम् अण्] Hempen, flaxen. -णः 1 A touch-stone; मणिः शाणोल्लीढः Bh.2.44; Bv.1.73. -2 A whetstone. -3 A saw. -4 A weight of four Māṣas; अष्टौ शाणाः शतमानं वहन्ति Mb.3.134.15. -णम् 1 Sack-cloth, coarse cloth. -2 A hempen garment; सर्वं च तान्तवं रक्तं शाणक्षौमाविकानि च Ms.1.87;2.41. -Comp. -आजीवः an armourer.
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