Associations to the word «Sabbath»


SABBATH, proper noun. The Biblical seventh day of the week, observed as a day of rest in Judaism, Advent, or Baptism, starting at sundown on Friday till sundown on Saturday.
SABBATH, proper noun. Sunday, observed throughout the majority of Christianity as a day of rest.
SABBATH, proper noun. Friday, observed in Islam as a day of rest.
SABBATH, proper noun. A meeting of witch, presided over by the devil. (Also: witches' sabbath or black sabbath).
SABBATH, proper noun. Alternative letter-case form of Sabbath

Dictionary definition

SABBATH, noun. A day of rest and worship: Sunday for most Christians; Saturday for the Jews and a few Christians; Friday for Muslims.

Wise words

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