blit pointed to a slim round tower that reeled on its rotting base.
In his hand was a Shemite bow, such as blit had taught her pirates to use.
blit mocked at his superstitions and ordered the galley run inshore and tied to the crumbling wharfs.
blit had been of the sea; she had lent it splendor and allure.
blit went swiftly along the ancient floor and stood before it.
Yet if it came to a pinch, we have beaten off reavers before, and might do it again; unless it were blit's Tigress.'
But blit would not take the time to make the long cruise southward to the island kingdoms where she recruited her buccaneers.
He realized that to these men blit was more than a woman: a goddess whose will was unquestioned.
He returned hastily to blit, superintending the plundering of the crypt.
He called blit, who slept on the deck, wrapped in his scarlet cloak; and she sprang to his side, eyes blazing.
/blit/ 1. To copy a large array of bits from one part of a computer's memory to another part, particularly when the memory is being used to determine what is shown on a display screen. "The storage allocator picks through the table and copies the good parts up into high memory, and then blits it all back down again." See bitblt, BLT, dd, cat, blast, snarf. More generally, to perform some operation (such as toggling) on a large array of bits while moving them.
2. Sometimes all-capitalised as "BLIT": an early experimental bit-mapped terminal designed by Rob Pike at Bell Labs, later commercialised as the AT&T 5620. (The folk etymology from "Bell Labs Intelligent Terminal" is incorrect. Its creators liked to claim that "Blit" stood for the Bacon, Lettuce, and Interactive Tomato).