sabbath school

Sab·bath school
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sab-uh th skool]
    • /ˈsæb əθ skul/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sab-uh th skool]
    • /ˈsæb əθ skul/

Definitions of sabbath school words

  • abbreviation SABBATH SCHOOL Sunday school. 1
  • noun sabbath school (among Seventh-Day Adventists) such a school held on Saturday, their holy day. 1
  • noun sabbath school a school for religious instruction held on the Sabbath 0
  • noun sabbath school classes in religious instruction held on the Sabbath 0

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Origin of sabbath school

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
First recorded in 1810-20

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sabbath school popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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