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n. Circumcision ceremony; the celebration surrounding it.
n. Covenant, agreement.
"We perform a bris eight days after a baby boy is born."
"Once everyone arrived, Gesher campers met by tzrif (cabin) to make a brit (covenant) with the goal of creating a warm and inclusive environment." (source)
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Heb ברית brit, lit. 'covenant', Yiddish (Ashkenazi Heb) ברית bris
brith, b'rit, brit, berit
Shortened form of brit milá / bris míle (ברית מילה), mila referring to the act of circumcision. This word has multiple plurals: brisn / brisin / brisen (from Yiddish), brisim (from Ashkenazi Hebrew), britot (from Modern Hebrew), and brises (from English).
See also: milah and brit milah.
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