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Sabbat

[ sab-uht ]
/ ˈsæb ət /
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noun (sometimes lowercase)Demonology.

(in the 14th–16th centuries) a secret rendezvous of witches and sorcerers for worshiping the Devil, characterized by orgiastic rites, dances, feasting, etc.

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Also Sabbath.
Also called witches' Sabbath.

Origin of Sabbat

1645–55; <French: special use of sabbatSabbath
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British Dictionary definitions for Sabbat

sabbat
/ (ˈsæbæt, -ət) /

noun

another word for Sabbath (def. 4)
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