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sabbatical

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Adjective, Noun
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Sab=bat=i=cal
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

sabbaticala. [Gr. : cf. F. sabbatique.].
     Of or pertaining to the Sabbath; resembling the Sabbath; enjoying or bringing an intermission of labor.  [1913 Webster]
Sabbatical year (Jewish Antiq.), every seventh year, in which the Israelites were commanded to suffer their fields and vineyards to rest, or lie without tillage.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

sabbatical, adj. & n.
--adj.
1 of or appropriate to the sabbath.
2 (of leave) granted at intervals to a university teacher for study or travel, orig. every seventh year.
--n. a period of sabbatical leave.

Idiom
sabbatical year
1 Bibl. every seventh year, prescribed by the Mosaic law to be observed as a 'sabbath', during which the land was allowed to rest.
2 a year's sabbatical leave.
Derivative
sabbatically adv.
Etymology
LL sabbaticus f. Gk sabbatikos of the sabbath

THESAURUS

sabbatical

comfortable, festal, furlough, holiday, leave, leave of absence, liberty, paid holiday, paid vacation, quiet, restful, sabbatical leave, sabbatical year, shore leave, time off, vacation, vacational, weekend

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