Sabbath school

Sabbath school
noun
school meeting on Sundays for religious instruction
Syn: ↑Sunday school
Hypernyms: ↑school

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noun
Usage: often capitalized 1st S
: a school held on the sabbath for purposes of religious education; also : the pupils or teachers and pupils of such a school

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2. (among Seventh-Day Adventists) such a school held on Saturday, their holy day.
[1810-20]

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Sabbath school noun (chiefly US)
A Sunday school
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Main Entry:Sabbath

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Sabbath school,
1. = Sunday school. (Cf.Sunday school)
2. a school for religious instruction held on Saturday by Seventh-day Adventists.

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