(Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite
the act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males
- Circumcision, like baptism, is not merely a personal sign.
- abraham was ninety-nine years old when he underwent circumcision.
- Male circumcision is common at birth in the United States.
- But different culturesreact differently to the idea of circumcision.