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Related to bris: circumcision
n. pl. bris·es Judaism
The rite or ceremony of male circumcision, usually performed on the eighth day of life.
[Ashkenazi Hebrew brīs, from Hebrew bərît (mīlâ), covenant (of circumcision).]
(Judaism) Judaism ritual circumcision of male babies, usually at eight days old, regarded as the formal entry of the child to the Jewish community
[from Hebrew, literally: covenant]
the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child as a sign of his becoming a Jew.
[< Hebrew bərīth literally, covenant]