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  • n. Plural form of jot.


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  • We have not directed the plan or treatment or scope of any essay; and my own editorial supervision has consisted merely in making detailed suggestions on smaller points, in exhorting contributors to be punctual and diligent, and generally revising what the New Testament calls jots and tittles.

    Cambridge Essays on Education

  • While Oriol works, his head cupped in one hand while he jots notes or tilted inquisitively over a chunk of cooked squash, he is the picture of stillness.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • Katie carefully jots down the proportions in her notebook, then weighs them out herself, checking repeatedly to make sure she has them right.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • The works he has loved most — from Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With the Wind" to the poetry of Dylan Thomas — still nourish his imagination; this isn't only because Mr. Conroy is quite mad about words — he jots down every new one he encounters — but because his most cherished books are bound up with the unforgettable individuals who nurtured and influenced him.

    The Life Well-Read

  • Once a whale is spotted, the official recorder, who is the volunteer with a clipboard, jots down the time of the sighting, how close to shore the whale is and whether a calf is present, as well as other details.

    Counting the Whales, Passing the Time

  • He hands her his card, in case she does decide to join the Illini, but jots down a quick note to make sure she always attacks life with the same fire as she plays rugby.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Creative Writing Assignment

  • “Dear Mrs. Aucoin,” he jots down in his spiral notebook.

    Poet's Offer to Help Grieving Goes Unheeded

  • He pulls out a box with a Transparent Man Model, hesitates but catalogs it; jots, No Spleen.


  • With each drop, Gil quickly jots a new joke in his journals.

    The Deli Worker


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