from Svanto-vit, name of a Slavic god worshipped with ecstatic dances on the Baltic island of Rügen, transferred by Christian missionaries to Saint Vitus. The Italian form of the name is Guido.
So Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear headed to Saint vitus bar in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, to rock out some more.
Or had he become suddenly afflicted with the malady of Saint vitus?
Whereupon a voice from heaven was heard to say, "vitus, thy prayer is accepted."
vitus Bering discovered traces of it as far back as the eighteenth century.
George, Erasmus, Pantaleon, and vitus were invoked for their protection.
This was the little church of Saint vitus, a perfect example of the genuine Byzantine arrangement on a very small scale.
Mrs. Maginnis listened eagerly, and longed to know who this was, for she had a little girl troubled with Saint vitus's dance.
We have the Saint vitus' dance, and cannot possibly keep our heads still.
The humorist wrote back: "Yes, rheumatism and Saint vitus's dance."
Madame Marsy was bitten by that tarantula whose bite makes modern society move as if afflicted with Saint vitus's dance.