The Nuttall Encyclopedia
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.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Vampire'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/v/vampire.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.