Berith

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Berith the Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life
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Usage

In literature:

As I look over the city I can find only one building standing, and that is the temple of the god Berith.
"New Tabernacle Sermons" by Thomas De Witt Talmage
One Inkepenne, a gentilman that berith in his shield a scheker sylver and sables, was founder of it.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Winchester" by Philip Walsingham Sergeant
The iiij Euangelists berith wittenese of Cristis workys in the gospell with all thappostilles.
"The Curiosities of Heraldry" by Mark Antony Lower
The modern Baal-Berith is a tyrannical god, ruins the morals of many a worshipper and destroys the peace of many a circle.
"Judges and Ruth" by Robert A. Watson
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