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sab·bat

 (săb′ət)
n.
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.]

sabbat

(ˈsæbæt; -ət)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) another word for Sabbath4

witch′es' Sab′bath

(or sab′bath),


n.
(in European folklore) a secret rendezvous of witches and sorcerers, characterized by orgiastic rites, dances, feasting, etc.
[1670–80]

sabbat

A seasonal festival celebrated by witches.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sabbat - a midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcerysabbat - 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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