from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The smallest bit; iota.
- transitive v. To write down briefly or hastily: jot down an address.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An iota; a point; a tittle; the smallest particle.
- n. a brief and hurriedly written note
- v. To write quickly.
- v. To go quickly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An iota; a point; a tittle; the smallest particle. Cf. bit, n.
- transitive v. To set down; to make a brief note of; -- usually followed by down.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An iota; a point; a tittle; the least quantity assignable.
- To set down quickly and with few strokes in writing or sketching; make a brief note or memorandum of: usually with down.
- To jog; jolt; bump; nudge.
- Plump; downright.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a slight but appreciable amount
- v. write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of
- n. a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note
Middle English jote, from Latin iōta, iota, from Greek, iota; see iota.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin iōta, from ἰῶτα (iōta). (Wiktionary)