Sabbath vs Shabbos - What's the difference?

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As a noun shabbos is

(judaism) a shabbat (sabbath).

sabbath

English

Proper noun

(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.

    shabbos

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (Judaism) Shabbat (the Sabbath).