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Definitions of sabbath:

part of speech: noun

Among the Jews, the seventh day of the week, set apart for rest from work: among Christians, the first day of the week, in memory of the resurrection of Christ: among the ancient Jews, the seventh year, when the land was left fallow.

part of speech: noun

The day or time of rest; the day of cessation from all ordinary labour or employment; among the anc. and modern Jews, the seventh day of the week; the Lord's Day; Sunday; among the Jews, the Sabbatical year. Note.- In strict propriety, the first day of the week is " the Lord's Day." or, as generally spoken of, " Sunday"; the seventh day of the week is " the Sabbath," or, as generally spoken of, " Saturday.".

part of speech: noun

The seventh day of the week, observed by the Jews as a day of rest; the Christian Sunday, or first day of the week, observed as a day of rest and worship.

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