Neither husband nor daughter gave her a jot of love and concern; in fact, Susannah grew increasingly hostile.
When I jot down a few notes, a soldier comes over at once and asks what I am writing.
Sometimes I go through them and jot down things that would be useful for whatever book I happen to working on at the time.
For the security of the numerous Afghan informants who work with U.S. troops, he cares not a jot.
Scarpetta placed a lung on a scale, using a smartpen to jot down the weight on a smart notepad.
Be it our task, then, to jot down some authentic notices of that ancient, and now extinct monarchy.
Yet Macer lost not one jot of his coolness in that awful moment.
And for the Stage, there you have more Lewdness, tho' not a jot less of Distraction.
While they were praising me for my Christian patience, I had not a jot of it left me.
And with a stern expression he produced his tablets, prepared to jot down the numeral.
1520s, borrowing of Latin jota, variant spelling of Greek iota "the letter -i-," the smallest letter in the alphabet, hence the least part of anything.
"to make a short note of," 1721, from jot (n.). Related: Jotted; jotting.
or Iota, the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet, used metaphorically or proverbially for the smallest thing (Matt. 5:18); or it may be = yod, which is the smallest of the Hebrew letters.