Definition of Bas mitzvah
1. Noun. (Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility.
Category relationships: Judaism
Generic synonyms: Induction, Initiation, Installation
Derivative terms: Bat Mitzvah
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Literary usage of Bas mitzvah
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1. A Gentlemen Drunk by Jeffrey Taylor (2004)
"It was always someone's graduation or someone's Bar/bas mitzvah. I saw people drink at funerals. I was surrounded by suburban wealth, and I couldn't wait to ..."