Sabbat vs Sabbath - What's the difference?
As a noun sabbat
is witches' sabbath.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(Wicca) Any one of the eight major holy days celebrated in Wicca.
(en proper noun
The (l) seventh (l) of the (l), observed as a day of rest in (l), , starting at (l) on (l) till sundown on (l).
(l), observed throughout the majority of (l) as a day of rest.
(l), observed in (l) as a day of rest.
A meeting of , presided over by the devil. (Also: witches' sabbath or black sabbath).
* 1971 , , Religion and the Decline of Magic , Folio Society 2012, p. 419:
- Around this conception was built up the notion of ritual devil-worship, involving the sabbath or nocturnal meeting at which the witches gathered to worship their master and to copulate with him.