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 (dăn′īt′) Bible
A descendant of Dan.
Of or relating to the Hebrew tribe descended from Dan.
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(ˈdæn aɪt)

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.
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References in classic literature ?
To this day, in the lonely ranches of the West, the name of the Danite Band, or the Avenging Angels, is a sinister and an ill-omened one.