the Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life
Syn: ↑Berit, ↑Brith, ↑Bris, ↑Briss
Hypernyms: ↑circumcision

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Seph. /breet/; Ashk. /brddis/; Eng. /bris, brit/, n. Hebrew.
[barith lit., covenant]

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