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noun Zoroastrianism.
  1. a book of formulas to be used against demons.
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Also called Videvdat.
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Examples from the Web for vendidad

Historical Examples

  • The second place must unquestionably be assigned to the Vendidad.

    Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I

    Friedrich Max Mller

  • "There are many who do not like to give," Ormuzd, in the Vendidad, confided to Zarathrustra.

  • The Vendidad fixes the sum which the physician is to receive for his services.

  • In 1771 he published his Zend-Avesta, a translation of the Vendidad, and other sacred books, which aroused much interest.

  • In the Zend ‘Vendidad’ the souls of the pious fear to meet the wolf on the way to heaven.

    Demonology and Devil-lore

    Moncure Daniel Conway