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Danite

[dan-ahyt] /ˈdæn aɪt/
noun
1.
a member of the tribe of Dan.
2.
a member of an alleged secret order of Mormons supposed to have been formed about 1837.
Origin of Danite
1525-1535
1525-35; Dan + -ite1
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  • Susannah did not know the Danite's name; it never occurred to her to ask him any question about himself.

    The Mormon Prophet Lily Dougall
  • Bill Hickman is one of the most notorious of the Danite leaders.

  • The Danite spies returned to their people at Zorah and Eshtaol, and made their report.

    The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas Jesse L. Hurlbut
  • The bearers were about to lift him, but the Danite interposed.

    The Mormon Prophet Lily Dougall
  • Frankie, me b'y we'll get away in th' 'Agle, an' th' Danite thot catches us will have to have wings.

    Frank Merriwell's Bravery Burt L. Standish
  • "You may want some of those things of your own, ma'am," said the Danite.

    The Mormon Prophet Lily Dougall
  • I found that he was a Danite, and lived with his parents in Zorah, and that his name was Samson.

  • The Danite had used yesterday the animal he had provided for Susannah.

    The Mormon Prophet Lily Dougall
  • The Danite's pulses leaped, but he did not, because of that, allow himself to speak or move.

    The Mormon Prophet Lily Dougall
  • The ruins of the Danite village were found, also human bones, picked clean by wolves and vultures.

    Frank Merriwell's Bravery Burt L. Standish

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