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Bris

[Ashkenazic Hebrew bris; English bris] /Ashkenazic Hebrew brɪs; English brɪs/
noun, Hebrew.
1.

brisé

[bree-zey; French bree-zey] /briˈzeɪ; French briˈzeɪ/
noun, plural brisés
[bree-zeyz; French bree-zey] /briˈzeɪz; French briˈzeɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a ballet movement in which the dancer jumps off one foot, beats the legs together, and lands on both feet.
Origin of brisé
1780-1790
1780-90; < French: literally, broken, past participle of briser to break; see brisance

Brith

or Berith, Brit, Bris

[Sephardic Hebrew breet; Ashkenazic Hebrew bris; English bris, brit] /Sephardic Hebrew brit; Ashkenazic Hebrew brɪs; English brɪs, brɪt/
noun, Hebrew.
1.
the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child eight days after his birth.
Compare Brith Milah.
Origin
bərīth literally, covenant
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bris

/ˈbrɪs/
noun
1.
(Judaism) ritual circumcision of male babies, usually at eight days old, regarded as the formal entry of the child to the Jewish community
Word Origin
from Hebrew, literally: covenant

brith

/brit/
noun
1.
a variant of bris
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bris

n.

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

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