• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • p.adj Circumcised that has undergone circumcision: purified, chastened
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. circumcidĕre, circumcisumcædĕre, to cut.


In literature:

Again, he gave Abraham a promise, with the sign of circumcision.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
Maybe all the men in Trebizond are circumcised.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
They circumcise the Males at 11 or 12 Years of Age, or older; and many are circumcised at once.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898--Volume 39 of 55" by Various
They are going up to the city for the Mohammedan rite of circumcision.
"Out-of-Doors in the Holy Land" by Henry Van Dyke
At Genoa, he painted the Circumcision and S. Ignatius for the church of the Jesuits.
"Six Centuries of Painting" by Randall Davies
All cases of phimosis should be operated upon in infancy, by complete or partial circumcision.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
Even the prepuce of Jesus, amputated at his circumcision, was kept at Rome.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
All might be done on the Sabbath, too, needful for circumcision.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
General Joshua circumcised a million and a half Jews in a single day.
"Arrows of Freethought" by George W. Foote
All the males, too, were circumcised by God's orders.
"Bible Romances" by George W. Foote

In poetry:

Faun's flesh is not to us,
Nor the saint's vision.
We have the press for wafer;
Franchise for circumcision.
"E.P. Ode Pour L'election De Son Sepulchre" by Ezra Pound
By the blessed Saint Iago,
He hath vowed immortal hatred
To these circumcised intruders
Who pollute the soil of Spaniards.
"Don Pedrillo" by Emma Lazarus
Offer thy Son, shou'd God that task require,
And circumcision with respect receive,
Abjure the idols of thy pagan sire,
And at God's nod thy native country leave.
"Stanza's Concerning Some Persons And Things, That Are Mentioned In The Holy Scriptures" by Rees Prichard

In news:

The new law grants parents the right to have their sons circumcised by a trained practitioner.
Law protecting circumcision passes in Germany after outcry.
Germany approves bill to protect male circumcision .
Circumcision ban in San Francisco considered.
She doesn't want her baby girl, just born in this country, to be circumcised , as is customary in her native land, but her mother is adamant.
According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), 35,731 male infants were circumcised in Canadian hospitals in 1995-1996, while 10,629 babies had the procedure in 2010-2011.
The UN said in 2010 that about 70 million girls and women had undergone the procedure, and the World Health Organization said about 6,000 girls were circumcised every day.
Campaigners against female circumcision scored a major victory Monday with the approval by a key UN committee of a resolution calling for a global ban on female genital mutilation.
Circumcision technique saves time, resources.
New circumcision technique saves time, resources.
Neil Pollock (left) chats with the Yu family (dad Flynn, Flora and baby Clark) about new method in circumcision in his examination room in Vancouver.
Left-wing German MPs are threatening to oppose their government's attempt to keep male circumcision legal in Germany.
Several Jewish groups filed a lawsuit on Thursday seeking to prevent New York City from enforcing a rule on circumcisions, arguing that the regulation would violate religious freedoms.
An embarrassed German government pledged to bring in new legislation by the autumn to safeguard the right of parents to have their sons circumcised .
German government endorses law that would allow circumcision done by professionals.

In science:

The new element is that one can get a circumcising fourth sheet “for free” and thus five sheets suffice.
On 4-fold covering moves