Definition of Brith

1. Noun. The Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life.

Exact synonyms: Berit, Berith, Bris, Briss
Generic synonyms: Circumcision



Definition of Brith

1. bris [n -S] - See also: bris

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brith

Bristol boards
Bristolian
Bristolians
Brit
Brit-
Brit.
Britain
Britannia
Britannia metal
Britannia silver
Britannic
Britannica
Britart
Britcom
Britcoms
Brith (current term)
Brithenig
Briticism
Briticisms
British
British Approved Name
British Asian
British Broadcasting Corporation
British Cabinet
British Central Africa
British Columbia
British Columbian
British Columbians
British Commonwealth
British Crown

Literary usage of Brith

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"The origin of the Gael term may be traced further back in w. brith, Bret, bris, speckled, particoloured, mixed, having the character indicated by ..."

2. History of the Jews in America: From the Period of the Discovery of the New by Peter Wiernik (1912)
"... of American Hebrew Congregations—The Independent Order B'nai Brith—Other large fraternal organizations and their usefulness—Important local institutions ..."

3. Biography of Nathan Barnert, His Character and Achievements: Including by Michael T. Baum (1914)
"143, INDEPENDENT ORDER OF B'NAI Brith. All those who are members of the Independent Order of B'Nai Brith—considered the most powerful agency in existence ..."

4. Illuminated Manuscripts by John William Bradley (1909)
"... Gospels—Contrast with Roman and Byzantine—Details—Treatment of animal forms — Colour schemes—The Gospel-book of St. Columbanus—That of Mael Brith Mac ..."

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