a comedy, especially a television series, made in the United Kingdom.
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Historical Examples The Real Diary of a Real Boy Henry A. Shute The Complete Works of Artemus Ward Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward) A History of American Literature Since 1870 Fred Lewis Pattee Swingin Round the Cirkle. Petroleum V. Nasby Love Letters of a Rookie to Julie Barney Stone The Real Diary of a […]
the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child eight days after his birth. Historical Examples McClure’s Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 6, October, 1908 Various noun a variant of bris
the covenant between God and Abraham with respect to circumcision.
a word, idiom, or phrase characteristic of or restricted to British English, especially as compared with American English, as lift compared with elevator or in hospital with in the hospital. Historical Examples The People of the Abyss Jack London The American Language Henry L. Mencken Americanisms and Briticisms Brander Matthews Americanisms and Briticisms Brander Matthews […]