esbat

noun
es·​bat | \ ˈesˌbat \
plural -s

Definition of esbat

: a meeting of a coven of witches

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History and Etymology for esbat

Old French, esbat, diversion, blow, from esbatre to divert, amuse, beat, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin exbattuere, from Latin ex- + battuere to beat

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“Esbat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/esbat. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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