Latin verb for observing the Sabbath, to sabbatise. Neither work nor play were permitted on a Sunday. However, such restrictions was widely ignored, there being ploughing and also the pleasures of markets and their crowds.

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  • Sabbatize — Sabbatization, n. /sab euh tuyz /, v., Sabbatized, Sabbatizing. (often l.c.) v.i. 1. to keep the Sabbath. v.t. 2. to keep as the Sabbath. Also, esp. Brit., Sabbatise. [1350 1400; ME sabbatisen < LL sabbatizare < Gk sabbatízein, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • sabbatiser — (sa ba ti zé) v. n. Célébrer le sabbat. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. sabbatizare, de sabbatum, sabbat …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • sabbatization — ˌsabəd.ə̇ˈzāshən, bəˌtīˈz noun ( s) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Medieval Latin sabbatization , sabbatizatio, from Late Latin sabbatizatus (past participle of sabbatizare) + Latin ion , io ion : the act or process of sabbatizing …   Useful english dictionary

  • sabbatize — ˈsabəˌtīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Usage: sometimes capitalized Etymology: Middle English sabatisen, from Late Latin sabbatizare, from Greek sabbatizein, from sabbaton sabbath + izein ize more at sabbath intransitive verb : to keep the sabba …   Useful english dictionary

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