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  • English Word Sabbath Definition A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of which was enjoined upon the Jews in the Decalogue, and has been continued by the Christian church with a transference of the day observed from the last to the first day of the week, which is called also Lord's Day.
  • English Word Sabbath Definition The seventh year, observed among the Israelites as one of rest and festival.
  • English Word Sabbath Definition Fig.: A time of rest or repose; intermission of pain, effort, sorrow, or the like.
  • English Word Sabbathless Definition Without Sabbath, or intermission of labor; hence, without respite or rest.
  • English Word Sabbatic Definition Alt. of Sabbatical
  • English Word Sabbatical Definition Of or pertaining to the Sabbath; resembling the Sabbath; enjoying or bringing an intermission of labor.
  • English Word Sabbatism Definition Intermission of labor, as upon the Sabbath; rest.
  • English Word Sabbaton Definition A round-toed, armed covering for the feet, worn during a part of the sixteenth century in both military and civil dress.
  • English Word Sabean Definition Same as Sabian.
  • English Word Sabeism Definition Same as Sabianism.
  • English Word Sabella Definition A genus of tubicolous annelids having a circle of plumose gills around the head.
  • English Word Sabellian Definition Pertaining to the doctrines or tenets of Sabellius. See Sabellian, n.
  • English Word Sabellian Definition A follower of Sabellius, a presbyter of Ptolemais in the third century, who maintained that there is but one person in the Godhead, and that the Son and Holy Spirit are only different powers, operations, or offices of the one God the Father.
  • English Word Sabellianism Definition The doctrines or tenets of Sabellius. See Sabellian, n.
  • English Word Sabelloid Definition Like, or related to, the genus Sabella.
  • English Word Saber Definition Alt. of Sabre
  • English Word Saber Definition Alt. of Sabre
  • English Word Saberbill Definition Alt. of Sabrebill
  • English Word Sabered Definition of Sabre
  • English Word Sabering Definition of Sabre
  • English Word Sabian Definition Of or pertaining to Saba in Arabia, celebrated for producing aromatic plants.
  • English Word Sabian Definition Relating to the religion of Saba, or to the worship of the heavenly bodies.
  • English Word Sabian Definition An adherent of the Sabian religion; a worshiper of the heavenly bodies.
  • English Word Sabianism Definition The doctrine of the Sabians; the Sabian religion; that species of idolatry which consists in worshiping the sun, moon, and stars; heliolatry.
  • English Word Sabicu Definition The very hard wood of a leguminous West Indian tree (Lysiloma Sabicu), valued for shipbuilding.
  • English Word Sabine Definition Of or pertaining to the ancient Sabines, a people of Italy.
  • English Word Sabine Definition One of the Sabine people.
  • English Word Sabine Definition See Savin.
  • English Word Sable Definition A carnivorous animal of the Weasel family (Mustela zibellina) native of the northern latitudes of Europe, Asia, and America, -- noted for its fine, soft, and valuable fur.
  • English Word Sable Definition The fur of the sable.