from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A treatise for authoritative instruction among the Hindoos; a book of institutes; especially, a treatise explaining the Vedas.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A text-book or book of laws among the Hindus: applied particularly to a took containing the authorized institutes of their religion, and considered of divine Origin.
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