Vampire

Vampire, the ghost of a dead person accursed, fabled to issue from the grave at night and suck the blood of the living as they sleep, the victims of whom are subject to the same fate; the belief is of Slavonic origin, and common among the Slavs.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Vambéry, Arminius * Van
Valette, Jean Parisot de la
Valhalla
Valkyrs
Valla, Laurence
Valladolid
Vallombrosa
Valmy
Valois
Valparaiso
Vambéry, Arminius
Vampire
Van
Van Buren, Martin
Van Diemen's Land
Vanadium
Vanbrugh, Sir John
Vancouver Island
Vandals
Vanderbilt, Cornelius
Vandeveldt, William
Vandeveldt, William

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Vampire in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable