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 Vehm’gerichte or Holy Vehme Tribunal.Veiled Prophet of Khorassan. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Veil.
 
At one time men wore veils, as St. Ambrose testifies. He speaks of the “silken garments and the veils interwoven with gold, with which the bodies of rich men are encompassed.” (St. Ambrose lived 340–397.)   1
 


 Vehm’gerichte or Holy Vehme Tribunal.Veiled Prophet of Khorassan. 

 
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