Bris



Brith.
the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child eight days after his birth.
Contemporary Examples

Why Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Babies Keep Getting Herpes Emily Shire July 28, 2014
Welfare Reform? Not For The Orthodox Raphael Magarik June 12, 2012
Why Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Babies Keep Getting Herpes Emily Shire July 28, 2014

Historical Examples

1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described Edward S. Ellis
A Winter Amid the Ice Jules Verne
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
History of the Fan George Woolliscroft Rhead

noun
(Judaism) ritual circumcision of male babies, usually at eight days old, regarded as the formal entry of the child to the Jewish community
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a variant of bris
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