Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The spoken representation of the dot in radio and telegraph code.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A ditty, a little melody.
  • n. The spoken representation of a dot in radio and telegraph Morse code.
  • v. To close up.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A word; a decree.
  • n. A ditty; a song.
  • transitive v. To close up.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To stop up; close.
  • n. A word; a saying; a sentence.
  • n. A ditty; anything sung.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the shorter of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code

Etymologies

Imitative.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Variant of dite. (Wiktionary)
Imitative. (Wiktionary)
Anglo-Saxon dyttan, akin to Icelandic ditta. (Wiktionary)

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