meaning of BRIS

BRIS meaning in General Dictionary

the Jewish rite of circumcision

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  • the Jewish rite of circumcision carried out on a male son or daughter in the eighth day of their life

BRIS meaning in Law Dictionary

In French maritime law. Virtually, breaking; wreck. Distinguished from naufrage, (q. v.)

BRIS meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Yiddish word the circumcision ceremony, from bris milah, Ashkenazi pronunciation of brit milah "covenant of circumcision."