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Definition of sabbath:

  1. A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of which was enjoined upon the Jews in the Decalogue, and has been continued by the Christian church with a transference of the day observed from the last to the first day of the week, which is called also Lord's Day.
  2. Fig.: A time of rest or repose; intermission of pain, effort, sorrow, or the like.
  3. The seventh year, observed among the Israelites as one of rest and festival.

Synonyms:

Saturday, day of rest, weekend, Sunday.

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