from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Witches' Sabbath.

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  • n. witches' Sabbath

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. In mediæval demonology, the nocturnal assembly in which demons and sorcerers were thought to celebrate their orgies.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Sabbath.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery; in the Middle Ages it was supposed to be a demonic orgy


French, Sabbath, sabbat, from Old French, Sabbath; see Sabbath.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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