Definition of Sabbath
1a : the seventh day of the week observed from Friday evening to Saturday evening as a day of rest and worship by Jews and some Christiansb : Sunday observed among Christians as a day of rest and worship
2 : a time of rest
Origin of sabbath
Middle English sabat, from Anglo-French & Old English, from Latin sabbatum, from Greek sabbaton, from Hebrew shabbāth, literally, rest
First Known Use: before 12th century
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