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  • 1 Sabbath — Sab bath, n. [OE. sabat, sabbat, F. sabbat, L. sabbatum, Gr. sa bbaton, fr. Heb. shabb[=a]th, fr. sh[=a]bath to rest from labor. Cf. {Sabbat}.] 1. A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of which… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Sabbath breaker — Sabbath Sab bath, n. [OE. sabat, sabbat, F. sabbat, L. sabbatum, Gr. sa bbaton, fr. Heb. shabb[=a]th, fr. sh[=a]bath to rest from labor. Cf. {Sabbat}.] 1. A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of… …

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  • 3 Sabbath breaking — Sabbath Sab bath, n. [OE. sabat, sabbat, F. sabbat, L. sabbatum, Gr. sa bbaton, fr. Heb. shabb[=a]th, fr. sh[=a]bath to rest from labor. Cf. {Sabbat}.] 1. A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of… …

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  • 4 Sabbath-day's journey — Sabbath Sab bath, n. [OE. sabat, sabbat, F. sabbat, L. sabbatum, Gr. sa bbaton, fr. Heb. shabb[=a]th, fr. sh[=a]bath to rest from labor. Cf. {Sabbat}.] 1. A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of… …

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  • 5 (the) Sabbath — the Sabbath UK [ˈsæbəθ] US noun a day for people of some religions to rest and pray The Jewish Sabbath is Saturday and the Christian Sabbath is Sunday . Thesaurus: judaismhyponym important days in the christian calendarhyponym miscellaneous… …

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  • 6 Sabbath in Christianity — For other uses, see Biblical Sabbath, seventh day Sabbath, Jewish Sabbath, High Sabbath, and Sabbath year. A Ten Commandments monument which includes the command to Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy …

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  • 7 Sabbath — Sunday, the one day of the week commonly set apart and observed in Christian countries as a day of public worship, relaxation, and refreshment. State v Williams, 26 NC (4 Ired L) 400, 402. The word is not strictly synonymous with the word Sunday; …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 8 Sabbath — [[t]sæ̱bəθ[/t]] N PROPER: the N, oft N n The Sabbath is the day of the week when members of some religious groups do not work. The Jewish Sabbath is on Saturday and the Christian Sabbath is on Sunday. ...a deeply religious man who will not… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 Sabbath, the — Sab|bath, the [ sæbəθ ] noun a day for people of some religions to rest and pray. The Jewish Sabbath is Saturday and the Christian Sabbath is Sunday. keep/break the Sabbath to follow or not follow the rules about the Sabbath …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 the Sabbath — UK [ˈsæbəθ] / US noun a day for people of some religions to rest and pray. The Jewish Sabbath is Saturday and the Christian Sabbath is Sunday. • keep/break the Sabbath to follow or not follow the rules about the Sabbath …

    English dictionary

  • 11 sabbath — n. 1. [With The prefixed.] Lord s day, the day of rest, the Christian sabbath, first day of the week (among Christians), seventh day of the week (among jews). 2. Rest, repose, time of rest …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 12 The Lord's Day — Lord Lord, n. [OE. lord, laverd, loverd, AS. hl[=a]ford, for hl[=a]fweard, i. e., bread keeper; hl[=a]f bread, loaf + weardian to look after, to take care of, to ward. See {Loaf}, and {Ward} to guard, and cf. {Laird}, {Lady}.] 1. One who has… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 The Lord's Prayer — Lord Lord, n. [OE. lord, laverd, loverd, AS. hl[=a]ford, for hl[=a]fweard, i. e., bread keeper; hl[=a]f bread, loaf + weardian to look after, to take care of, to ward. See {Loaf}, and {Ward} to guard, and cf. {Laird}, {Lady}.] 1. One who has… …

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  • 14 The Lord's Supper — Lord Lord, n. [OE. lord, laverd, loverd, AS. hl[=a]ford, for hl[=a]fweard, i. e., bread keeper; hl[=a]f bread, loaf + weardian to look after, to take care of, to ward. See {Loaf}, and {Ward} to guard, and cf. {Laird}, {Lady}.] 1. One who has… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 The Lord's Table — Lord Lord, n. [OE. lord, laverd, loverd, AS. hl[=a]ford, for hl[=a]fweard, i. e., bread keeper; hl[=a]f bread, loaf + weardian to look after, to take care of, to ward. See {Loaf}, and {Ward} to guard, and cf. {Laird}, {Lady}.] 1. One who has… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 the lord's day — Sunday, the Christian Sabbath, the day of rest …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 Sabbath in Seventh-day Adventism — The Sabbath is an important part of the belief and practice of Seventh day Adventists, and is perhaps the defining characteristic of the denomination. It was introduced to the Adventist pioneers in the mid 19th century by Rachel Oakes Preston, a… …

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  • 18 Christian Calendar —     Christian Calendar     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Calendar      GENERALITIES     All civilized peoples and even those which seem to be only just emerging from utter barbarism keep some kind of record of the flight of time and are… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 19 Christian Worship —     Christian Worship     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Worship     NOTION AND CHARACTERISTICS     The word worship (Saxon weorthscipe, honour ; from worth, meaning value , dignity , price , and the termination, ship; Lat. cultus) in its… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 20 Sabbath economics — is an economic model championed by Christian economist Ched Myers [cite book title=The Biblical Vision of Sabbath Economics year=2002 publisher=Church of the Saviour author=Ched Myers] The model is an application of the economic aspects of the… …

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