Mormon vs Castellite - What's the difference?
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Mormon is a related term of castellite.
As an adjective mormon
As a noun castellite is
a clear yellow form of the crystalline mineral titanite or sphene, occurring in very small, thin, tubular crystals.
(en proper noun
The ancient American prophet of Mormon theology who compiled the Book of Mormon.
(originally, derogatory) A person who views as a prophet, and considers the Book of Mormon and the Pearl of Great Price to be holy.
- That year, 1871, had marked a change which had been gradually coming in the lives of the peace-loving Mormons of the border.
* Latter-day Saint, LDS
* Jack Mormon
* Molly Mormon ((Molly Mormon))
Of, or pertaining to, the faith established by Joseph Smith, Jr.
* Mormon cricket
A religious group in western North Carolina during the late 19th century. Mormon missionaries encountered them and found that they were enemies, not converts.
* 1913 , Horace Kephart, Our Southern Highlanders
A resident of .
* 2001 , Richard Zelade, Hill Country
- Of late years Mormon missionaries from Utah have reaped a rich harvest in this region, and in parts of counties a peculiar sect, known as Castellites', has arisen whose exercises seem to be of a highly emotional character, as it is a common remark that every one who joins the ' Castellites goes crazy.
- Life here was not easy. For the first couple of years, Castellites depended heavily on supplies and support from the people of Fredericksburg, who had problems enough of their own. A round trip to Fredericksburg—about 50 miles—took 4 days.
Our Southern Highlanders
Kephart, Horace. (1913) in Chapter XII: Home Folks And Neighbor People, p. 270. Accessed online August 6, 2007.
Mountaineer As Religious
excerpt from the Kephart book hosted at West North Carolina Heritage site. Accessed online August 6, 2007.
Lyman Wight's Mormon Colony in Texas
excerpt from "Mormon Trails" chapter in Hill Country
travel guide by Richard Zelade (2001). Accessed online August 6, 2007.
English proper nouns