कज्जलम् [कुत्सितं जलमस्मात्प्रभवति, कोः कदादेशः] 1 Lampblack or soot, considered as a collyrium and applied to the eyelashes or eyelids medicinally, or sometimes as an ornament; यथा यथा चेयं चपला दीप्यते तथा तथा दीप- शिखेव कज्जलमलिनमेव कर्म केवलमुद्वमति K.15; अद्यापि तां विधृत- कज्जललोलनेत्राम् Ch. P.15; ˚कालिमा Amaru.88. -2 Sulphuret of lead or antimony (used as a collyrium.) -3 (fig.) Dregs; धिङ् मां विगर्हितं सद्भिर्दुष्कृतं कुलकज्जलम् Bhāg.6. 2.27. -4 Ink. -ला (-ली) A kind of fish. -ली 1 Sulphuret of mercury, æthiop's mineral. -2 Ink. -Comp. -ध्वजः a lamp. -रोचकः, -कम् the wooden stand on which a lamp is placed.
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