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Shabbas

or Shab·bos, Shab·bes

[ shah-buhs ]
/ ˈʃɑ bəs /
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noun Yiddish.

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Example sentences from the Web for Shabbas

  • As Walter would have told the Dude, had The Great Lebowski only been filmed a couple years later, I don't text on Shabbas.

    I Don't Text on Shabbas|Gershom Gorenberg|June 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
  • "It isn't right for people to light birthday candles on Shabbas," explained Rachel.

    The New Land|Elma Ehrlich Levinger
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