verb (used with object), jot·ted, jot·ting.
Origin of jot
Examples from the Web for jot
The young man had the presence of mind to tail Gaylard Williams out of the park and jot down his license plate.Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault|M.L. Nestel|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I tell myself to jot down the times, but I never remember to do it.
“Maybe I should just jot down some of the things I might say,” he says.The Stacks: The Inimitable Albert Brooks Caught at the Dawn of His Movie Career|Paul Slansky|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
I will now jot hastily down the points of contact between one of these monasteries described by Philo and a Buddhist monastery.The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity|Arthur Lillie
We would not rob them, were it in our power to do so, of one jot or tittle of their rightful honor.The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)|John Greenleaf Whittier
Heaven and earth shall pass away, but one jot or tittle of what our God hath spoken shall never pass away.The Assembly of God|C. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh
A great deal is due to you, I know; but I can't pay a jot of it while you go on rating my father like a madman.'The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete|George Meredith
That one, however, I will jot down at once lest it be forgotten also.Saddle and Mocassin|Francis Francis Jr.
verb jots, jotting or jotted
Word Origin for jot
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.