Dan"ite (?), n.
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.
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