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Sabbath school

(among Seventh-Day Adventists) such a school held on Saturday, their holy day.
Origin of Sabbath school
1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Very many of them are among our most active sabbath-school teachers.

    In the School-Room John S. Hart
  • I was in the infant-class in sabbath-school when you spoke in the dialogue at the monthly concert.

    Back Home Eugene Wood
  • The sabbath-school did not then exist, and was not in general favor until the noon-houses had begun to disappear.

    Sabbath in Puritan New England Alice Morse Earle
  • I have often tried to think what a sabbath-school must be like in California, where they have no pennies.

    Back Home Eugene Wood
  • Let the practice in them take place on a week-day, or so as not to interrupt the worship of the sabbath-school.

    The Sabbath-School Index Richard Gay Pardee
  • They were just the thing for the sabbath-school, but they were more, much more.

    Back Home Eugene Wood
  • In the third place, nine out of ten of the children of the week-day school attend the sabbath-school.

    In the School-Room John S. Hart
  • That's a good sabbath-school hymn tune and it's good sense besides.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • During the week the sabbath-school teacher will find something to do every day.

    The Sabbath-School Index Richard Gay Pardee
  • I have met with much encouragement in the sabbath-school and sewing-school.

    Gathering Jewels James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
British Dictionary definitions for sabbath-school

sabbath school

(sometimes capitals) (mainly US) a school for religious instruction held on the Sabbath
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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