f. (later also vedī-;for 1. 2.Seecolumn 2) an elevated (or according to some excavated) piece of ground serving for a sacrificial altar (generally strewed with kuśa- grass, and having receptacles for the sacrificial fire;it is more or less raised and of various shapes, but usually narrow in the middle, on which account the female waist is often compared to it) etc.
f. shallow bed dug out (in the sacrificial court) covered with straw, con taining the sacred fire-places and serving as an altar; being narrow in the middle, the female waist is often compared with it;Vedi-shaped open pavilion in a court-yard prepared for weddings; stand, pedestal, bench: (i)-kâ, f. Vedi-shaped pavilion (=ve di); stand, bench.
noun (feminine) a kind of covered verandah or balcony in a court-yard (shaped like a Vedi and prepared for weddings etc) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a stand (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an elevated (or according to some excavated) piece of ground serving for a sacrificial altar (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
basis (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
bench (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Tīrtha (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
pedestal (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the space between the supposed spokes of a wheel-shaped altar (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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