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danite


danite


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Danite  \Dan"ite\,  n. 
  1.  A  descendant  of  Dan;  an  Israelite  of  the  tribe  of  Dan. 
  --Judges  xiii.  2. 
 
  2.  [So  called  in  remembrance  of  the  prophecy  in  Gen.  xlix. 
  17,  ``Dan  shall  be  a  serpent  by  the  way,''  etc.]  One  of  a 
  secret  association  of  Mormons,  bound  by  an  oath  to  obey 
  the  heads  of  the  church  in  all  things  [U.  S.]