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or Shab·bos, Shab·bes

[ shah-buh s ]
/ ˈʃɑ bəs /

noun Yiddish.

Sabbath(def 1). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for shabbes

  • As it was, they ate meat only once a week, on Shabbes; and it was impossible to obtain the fuel needed during that severe winter.

    Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch|Ulrich Frank
  • Harry refused point-blank to help: "I may not do it, and I will not, because it is Shabbes to-day."

  • When he stood before the Omed on Shabbes and Yontef and began to sing, they were all in transports.