American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The smallest bit; iota.
- v. To write down briefly or hastily: jot down an address.
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.
- 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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An iota; a point; a tittle; the smallest particle. Cf. bit, n.
- v. To set down; to make a brief note of; -- usually followed by down.
- n. a slight but appreciable amount
- v. write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of
- n. a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note
- From Latin iōta, from ἰῶτα (iōta). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English jote, from Latin iōta, iota, from Greek, iota; see iota. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Essentially, the iPhones were all Rickrolled in jot down time.”
“Instead you use WikiWords. (create hyperlinks by using CapitalLetters with no space! supported by tens of SME applications in jot's case eg crm, project management, sales pipeline, recruitment - then you can upload files and receive updates through RSS - very kewl): SocialText did a VC round the other week (SAP I think funded) and now Jotspot come out with a very kewl collaboration feature.”
“The word jot, or yod -- '-- is the name of the Hebrew letter I, the smallest letter in the Hebrew alphabet.”
“The reason that SMT don’t give jot is because it is not their arses’ on the line at 2. 00am behind a derelict building with Billy burglar wanting to take their head off.”
“Zembla asked how Simon Singh should respond to the fact that there is a "jot" of evidence.”
“Jott.com's premise seems to be fairly simple: It helps you "jot" down your ideas and appointments, lists, reminders, etc.”
“These Covenanters found Christ in every particle of revealed truth, in every "jot," and in every "tittle" of the Word of God.”
“To explain myself on this point, I will ask the reader to recall any one of Mr. Alma Tadema's pictures; it matters not a jot which is chosen.”
“We begin on the practical side here, and as to theory, we are rigidly limited to that which the question of the play requires, -- the practical question marks it out, -- we have just as much as is required for the solution of that, and not so much as a 'jot' more.”
“She dragged out her interview with the music-master, put questions wide of the point, insisted on lingering till he had arranged another hour for the postponed rehearsal; and, as she walked, as she talked, as she listened to Monsieur Boehmer’s ridiculous English, she strove in vain to recall jot or tittle of Oliver’s relations to foreign powers. —”
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