a gentile who performs tasks for Jews in the home or synagogue on the Sabbath or on a holy day that are forbidden Jews on such occasions, as turning on the lights or heat.
noun, Hebrew. 1. Sabbath (def 1). noun (pl) Shabbatot (ˌʃɑːbɑːˈtot), Shabbosos (ʃɑːˈbosəs), Shabbosim (ʃɑːbosəm) 1. (Judaism) another word for the Sabbath
noun, Yiddish. 1. Sabbath (def 1).
Sabbath-born, a Levite who assisted in expounding the law and investigating into the illegal marriages of the Jews (Ezra 10:15; Neh. 8:7; 11:16).
adjective, shabbier, shabbiest. 1. impaired by wear, use, etc.; worn: shabby clothes. 2. showing conspicuous signs of wear or neglect: The rooms on the upper floors of the mansion had a rather shabby appearance, as if they had not been much in use of late. 3. wearing worn clothes or having a slovenly or unkempt […]