What does the word sabbath mean?

Usage examples for sabbath

  1. Yes, yes- and I'd do it to- day, if it weren't the Sabbath." – Merry-Garden and Other Stories by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. He would wait until sunset on Saturday when the Sabbath ended and then he would put it away. – Men Called Him Master by Elwyn Allen Smith
  3. I would simply answer, " It is the Sabbath day." – The Pedler of Dust Sticks by Eliza Lee Follen