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jot

[ jot ]
/ dʒɒt /
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verb (used with object), jot·ted, jot·ting.
to write or mark down quickly or briefly (usually followed by down): Jot down his license number.
noun
the least part of something; a little bit: I don't care a jot.
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Idioms about jot

    not a jot or tittle, not a bit; not at all: The world situation matters not a jot or tittle to him.

Origin of jot

1520–30; earlier iot, iote<Latin iōta<Greek iôtaiota
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British Dictionary definitions for jot

jot
/ (dʒɒt) /

verb jots, jotting or jotted
(tr usually foll by down) to write a brief note of
noun
(used with a negative) a little bit (in phrases such as not to care (or give) a jot)

Word Origin for jot

C16: from Latin jota, from Greek iōta, of Semitic origin; see iota
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