bris bris

Definition(s):

  • (n) the Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Instead of opting for a bris, the rite in which a boy's foreskin is removed at 8 days old, Theo Margaritov's family welcomed him in April with a brit shalom, a cut-free ceremony.
  2. A bristhe ceremony of circumcisionis majestic and moving.
  3. Personally, I was hoping for something that resembled a second ideally botched bris, but that's why Obama's President-elect and I'm just a schlub in the Great Plains.

News

  1. Gangsta Bris [Video]

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    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Rick Moranis' My Mother's Brisket & Other Love Songs in Stores Now

    Actor, comedian and multiple GRAMMY nominated artist Rick Moranis released his new album, My Mother's Brisket & Other Love Songs, this week. Already the No. 1 selling comedy album on Amazon and in the ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "But doing a dorsal block usually requires a pediatric urologist," Tendler adds, "so I recommend to mothers that they apply a 30 percent lidocaine ointment an hour before the bris [circumcision ceremony] to lessen the pain. It's important...
    on Oct 17, 2004 By: Moshe Tendler Source: EurekAlert (press release)

  2. "I'm the man missing a finger--and over the years there have been a number of wild stories about how I lost my finger. Tonight, the truth will come out. It was a bris gone horribly wrong," cracked Emanuel, who did, indeed, lose the middle finger...
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: Rahm Emanuel Source: Washington Post

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