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Meaning of CIRCUMCISE

Pronunciation:  'surkum`sIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  cut the foreskin off male babies or teenage boys; "During the bris, the baby boy is circumcised"
  2. [v]  cut the skin over the clitoris
 

CIRCUMCISE is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: cut, remove, take, take away, withdraw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cir"cum*cise\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Circumcised}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Circumcising}.] [L. circumcisus, p. p. of
circumcidere to cut around, to circumcise; circum + caedere
to cut; akin to E. c[ae]sura, homicide, concise, and prob. to
shed, v. t.]
1. To cut off the prepuce of foreskin of, in the case of
   males, and the internal labia of, in the case of females.

2. (Script.) To purify spiritually.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are being circumcised, suggests that you are getting rid of an essential part of yourself. Alternatively, it may mean that you are regressing and cutting yourself off from feeling emotions.
 

 

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