a solemn ceremony, chiefly among Reform and Conservative Jews, that is held in the synagogue on Friday night or Saturday morning to admit formally as an adult member of the Jewish community a girl 12 to 13 years old.
the girl participating in this ceremony.
to administer the ceremony of bat mitzvah to.
(of a Jewish girl) having attained religious majority at the age of twelve
the date of, or, in some congregations, a ceremony marking, this event
the girl herself on that day
1950, literally “daughter of command;” a Jewish girl who has reached age 12, the age of religious majority. Extended to the ceremony held on occasion of this.
bat mitzvah [(baht, bahs mits-vuh)]
An important ceremony and social event in Judaism marking the beginning of religious responsibility for Jewish girls; it is the less frequently observed counterpart of the bar mitzvah. Bat mitzvah is Hebrew for “daughter of the commandment.”
- Bath pruritus
bath pruritus bath pruritus n. Itching caused by inadequate rinsing off of soap or by overdrying of skin as a result of excessive bathing. Also called bath itch.
- Bath oliver
noun (Brit) a kind of unsweetened biscuit Historical Examples Eat it with bath oliver biscuits, and sigh that the end should come so soon. The Feasts of Autolycus Elizabeth Robins Pennell
a long, loose, coat-like garment, often tied with a belt of the same material, worn before and after a bath, over sleepwear, or as leisure wear at home. Contemporary Examples “I fully expect him to show up in a bathrobe next time with disheveled hair,” Lehane joked in an interview. Can Rick Perry Come Back? […]
a room equipped for taking a bath or shower. toilet (def 2). go to / use the bathroom, to use the toilet; urinate or defecate. Contemporary Examples There we were, with our arms spread wide, trying to do Kundalini breathing techniques in her bathroom. How Did I Have a Stroke in My 20s? Elizabeth Gates […]