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Brith

[Sephardic Hebrew breet; Ashkenazic Hebrew bris; English bris, brit] /Sephardic Hebrew brit; Ashkenazic Hebrew brɪs; English brɪs, brɪt/
noun, Hebrew.
1.
the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child eight days after his birth.
Also, Berith, Brit, Bris.
Compare Brith Milah.
Origin
bərīth literally, covenant
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British Dictionary definitions for Brith

bris

/ˈbrɪs/
noun
1.
(Judaism) ritual circumcision of male babies, usually at eight days old, regarded as the formal entry of the child to the Jewish community
Word Origin
from Hebrew, literally: covenant

brith

/brit/
noun
1.
a variant of bris
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