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One entry found for Sabbath.
Main Entry: Sab·bath
Pronunciation: primarystresssab-schwath
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English sabat "the seventh day of the week for rest and worship," from early French sabat and Old English sabat (both, same meaning), both from Latin sabbatum "Sabbath," from Greek sabbaton (same meaning), from Hebrew shabbamacrth, literally, "rest"
1 : the 7th day of the week observed from Friday evening to Saturday evening as a day of rest and worship by Jews and some Christians
2 : the day of the week (as among Christians) set aside in a religion for rest and worship

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