American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small diacritic mark, such as an accent, vowel mark, or dot over an i.
- n. The tiniest bit; an iota.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To prate idly; whisper.
- n. A stroke over a word or letter to show abbreviation; a dot over a letter, as in i. Compare iota and jot. See tilde, a Spanish form of same word.
- n. A very small thing; a minute object or quantity; a particle; a whit.
- n. A small, insignificant amount (of something); a vanishing scintilla; a measly crumb; a minute speck.
- n. Any small dot, stroke, or diacritical mark, especially if part of a letter, or if a letter-like abbreviation; in particular, the dots over the Latin letters i and j.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A particle; a minute part; a jot; an iota.
- n. a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
- From Medieval Latin titulus ("small stroke, diacritical mark, accent"), from Latin titulus ("title"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English titil, from Medieval Latin titulus, diacritical mark, from Latin, title, superscription. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I have to say the not inclding BATMAN in the tittle is an awesome move.”
“And just an FYI, I'm from Latin America and the films tittle is being translated to BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT.”
“Being in the big leagues and to win a batting tittle is amazing.”
“Those that love to boast of their business and make a noise about it, and that waste their time in tittle-tattle, in telling and hearing new things, like the Athenians, and, under pretence of improving themselves by conversation, neglect the work of their place and day, they waste what they have, and the course they take tends to penury, and will end in it.”
“The tittle is The Foodie Handbook: The (almost) Definitive Guide to Gastronomy.”
“The phrase "one iota" survives today in common English and means exactly what it meant to St. Matthew: a tiny amount. gerash, called κεραια or keraia in Greek; this was called a "tittle" in Elizabethan”
“What their success says to me is that if there's a mass audience out there for their kind of tittle tattle, so there is for something with a bit more bite.”
“When you are in government, seeking to defend your record and persuade a sceptical electorate of your fitness to carry on, the risks of engaging in the kind of tittle-tattle favoured by many blogs will always outweigh any possible advantages.”
“The prime-mark is the [[Hebrew]] '' gerash '', called '' 'κεραια' '' or '' keraia '' in Greek; this was called a "tittle" in Elizabethan [[English]].”
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