bris


noun Hebrew.

  1. Brith.

noun Hebrew.

  1. the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child eight days after his birth.

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

noun

  1. a variant of bris
n.

Yiddish word for the circumcision ceremony, from bris milah, Ashkenazi pronunciation of brit milah “covenant of circumcision.”

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