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Sabbat

[sab-uh t] /ˈsæb ət/
noun, (sometimes lowercase) Demonology.
1.
(in the 14th–16th centuries) a secret rendezvous of witches and sorcerers for worshiping the Devil, characterized by orgiastic rites, dances, feasting, etc.
Also, Sabbath.
Also called witches' Sabbath.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < French: special use of sabbat Sabbath
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British Dictionary definitions for Sabbat

sabbat

/ˈsæbæt; -ət/
noun
1.
another word for Sabbath (sense 4)
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Word Origin and History for Sabbat

sabbat

n.

"witches' sabbath," 1650s, special application of the French form of sabbath.

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