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  • n. A Wiccan coven gathering other than one of the Sabbats. While a full moon ritual may be held during an esbat, esbats encompass coven business meetings, social occasions, and opportunities for merriment.

Etymologies

Old French esbat, cognate to modern ébat ("frolic"). (Wiktionary)

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  • meeting of a witches' coven, usually to celebrate the full moon

    October 9, 2007