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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of putting the bit into a horse's mouth, one of the steps in horse-breaking; bridling.
  • noun 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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