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Sulphate of magnesia having cathartic qualities; -- originally prepared by boiling down the mineral waters at Epsom, England, -- whence the name; afterwards prepared from sea water; but now from certain minerals, as from siliceous hydrate of magnesia.
n.
See Sadh.
n. pl.
Same as Bushmen.
n.
A Mexican liliaceous plant (Schoenocaulon officinale); also, its seeds, which contain the alkaloid veratrine. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic and purgative.
a. & n.
Same as Sabian.
n.
Same as Sabianism.
n.
Alt. of Sabaism
n.
See Sabianism.
n.
A genus of palm trees including the palmetto of the Southern United States.
n. pl.
Armies; hosts.
n. pl.
Incorrectly, the Sabbath.
n.
In mediaeval demonology, the nocturnal assembly in which demons and sorcerers were thought to celebrate their orgies.
n.
One who regards and keeps the seventh day of the week as holy, agreeably to the letter of the fourth commandment in the Decalogue.
n.
A strict observer of the Sabbath.
a.
Of or pertaining to the Sabbath, or the tenets of Sabbatarians.
n.
The tenets of Sabbatarians.
n.
A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of which was enjoined upon the Jews in the Decalogue, and has been continued by the Christian church with a transference of the day observed from the last to the first day of the week, which is called also Lord's Day.
n.
The seventh year, observed among the Israelites as one of rest and festival.
n.
Fig.: A time of rest or repose; intermission of pain, effort, sorrow, or the like.
a.
Without Sabbath, or intermission of labor; hence, without respite or rest.

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