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  • n. the part of a key that engages the tumblers to activate the lock
  • v. Present participle of bitt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of putting the bit into a horse's mouth, one of the steps in horse-breaking; bridling.
  • n. In weaving, the piecing of warp-threads in the loom with short bits of yarn, to aid in drawing in through the harnesses and reed of wider warps than are commonly used, and for other purposes.

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