Origin of jotting
verb (used with object), jot·ted, jot·ting.
Origin of jot
Examples from the Web for jotting
Contemporary Examples of jotting
Beard obliged by tearing off a piece of his tattered shirtsleeve and jotting down the ingredients.My Dinners With James Beard
November 3, 2009
Historical Examples of jotting
He stopped by Jeff Arnold, who was jotting down figures from the chrono.We're Friends, Now
Of one of these characteristic tanks I have made a jotting in colour.
I made a jotting from recollection, so I will put it in here.
She had seated herself at the desk and was jotting down a note of her duties.The Green Rust
It is enough, mademoiselle, said Smithers, jotting down notes.The Rough Road
William John Locke
verb jots, jotting or jotted
Word Origin for jot
"to make a short note of," 1721, from jot (n.). Related: Jotted; jotting.
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.