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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Hosts; armies: the Lord of Sabaoth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. hosts; armies

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Armies; hosts.
  • n.pl. Incorrectly, the Sabbath.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Scripture, armies; hosts: used as part of a title of God.
  • Same as Sabbath.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (plural) hosts or armies; used in the book of Romans in the New Testament

Etymologies

Latin sabaoth, from Greek sabaōth, from Hebrew ṣəbā'ôt, pl. of ṣābā', army, from ṣābā', to wage war; see Ṣ́bא in Semitic roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin, from Ancient Greek Σαβαώθ, from Hebrew צבאות (ts'va'oth), plural of צבא (tsava) (Wiktionary)

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