The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The sacred books of the Hindus, of sacerdotal origin and ancient date, of which there are four collections, severally denominated the Rig-Veda, the Atharva-Veda, the Sama-Veda, the Yajur-Veda, to each of which are attached Brahmanas in elucidation.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Vedas'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/v/vedas.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.