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1. See witches' Sabbath.
2. Any of several holidays, usually four or eight in number, in Wicca and related Neopagan religious traditions.
[French, Sabbath, sabbat, from Old French, Sabbath; see Sabbath.]
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(Alternative Belief Systems) another word for Sabbath4
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(in European folklore) a secret rendezvous of witches and sorcerers, characterized by orgiastic rites, dances, feasting, etc.
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A seasonal festival celebrated by witches.
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|Noun||1.||sabbat - a midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery; in the Middle Ages it was supposed to be a demonic orgy|
assembly - a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
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