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Definition(s):

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

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  • Or, to be more precise, his briss, which the inventor of the Anno Domini system of reckoning, a Scythian monk named Dennis the Diminutive, calculated--surely errantly--to have .

News

  • Review: Free and portable Briss cuts PDFs down to size

    This portable app's website says "Bright Snippet Sire," but everybody calls this open-source favorite Briss for…er…short. Briss crops a section of a PDF file and creates another PDF file of the cropped area. You can crop unwanted areas from PDFs with Briss. It's free, open-source, and portable, too. Briss works on Linux, Mac, and Windows. It's easy to use, and it's awfully handy if you have a ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: PC World

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