Pronunciation: (sab'ut), [key]
—n. (sometimes l.c.) Demonology.
(in the 14th–16th centuries) a secret rendezvous of witches and sorcerers for worshiping the Devil, characterized by orgiastic rites, dances, feasting, etc. Also,Sabbath.Also called witches' Sabbath.
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