- Sunday school.
- (among Seventh-Day Adventists) such a school held on Saturday, their holy day.
Origin of Sabbath school
First recorded in 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for sabbath school
This, then, was all the afternoon's Sabbath-school had accomplished for him.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
That's a good Sabbath-school hymn tune and it's good sense besides.Cy Whittaker's Place
Joseph C. Lincoln
Will you describe the other man—the gentleman with the Sabbath-school class?'Against Odds
Lawrence L. Lynch
I have met with much encouragement in the Sabbath-school and sewing-school.Gathering Jewels
James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
Their little ones they bring to the door of the Sabbath-school.Select Temperance Tracts
American Tract Society
- (sometimes capitals) mainly US a school for religious instruction held on the Sabbath