• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Circumciser One who performs circumcision.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n circumciser One who performs circumcision.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Circumciser one who circumcises
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. circumcidĕre, circumcisumcædĕre, to cut.


In literature:

Nor had circumcision anything to do with it, for he was justified before this rite was instituted.
"The Life of St. Paul" by James Stalker
Here he ate the flesh of a cow or buffalo, and in consequence became a Muhammadan and was circumcised.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
He was a cousin of Barnabas, and was circumcised.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
He was now in the latitude attributed to Cape Circumcision, and seventy leagues south of the position assigned to it.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
This is clear, only the circumcised Jew and proselyte was under the law.
"The Arena" by Various
She let the circumcised roses fall on to the window-seat, and from time to time, when they grew numerous, swept them into a cardboard box.
"Miss Mapp" by Edward Frederic Benson
The Circumcision of Isaac 2.
"A Short Account of King's College Chapel" by Walter Poole Littlechild
AND certain men, coming down from Judaea, taught the brethren: Except ye are circumcised after the custom of Moses, ye can not be saved.
"The New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ." by Various
He had gone off to a Circumcision with his wife.
"Jewish Children" by Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
The points relating to practice, are prayer with washings, &c., alms, fasting, pilgrimages, and circumcision.
"Narrative of a Voyage to India; of a Shipwreck on board the Lady Castlereagh; and a Description of New South Wales" by W. B. Cramp

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:

Circumcision is the surgical removal of a skin that covers the tip of the penis.
Zimbabwean Superstar 'Winky D' Raps in Support of Circumcision.
Can the African country really circumcise four in five males.
Male circumcision-derived skin-rejuvenator injections in UK have yet to be approved in U.S.
Female Circumcision Comes to America .
New York's Mayor on Everything From Campaign Money to Circumcision.
Germany approves law to protect male circumcision after court ruling branded practice harmful.
German lawmakers demand certainty on circumcision.
This is not acceptable under Jewish religious practice, which requires boys to be circumcised from eight days old, nor for many Muslims, for whom the age of circumcision varies according to family, country and branch of Islam.
Circumcision rates have declined steeply since the 1970s, when about 80 percent of baby boys were circumcised , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In 2010, about 55 percent were circumcised .
It is estimated that at least 7,000 women and girls immigrate to the United States each year from countries where at least a majority of females, if not all of them, are circumcised .
NEW YORK—A group of rabbis is clashing with New York City health officials over the safety of an ancient circumcision ritual.
NEW YORK — A group of rabbis is clashing with New York City health officials over the safety of an ancient circumcision ritual.
NEW YORK — A group of rabbis are clashing with New York City health officials over the safety of an ancient circumcision ritual.

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