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tidbit

[ tid-bit ]
/ ˈtɪdˌbɪt /
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noun

a delicate bit or morsel of food.
a choice or pleasing bit of anything, as news or gossip.

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Also especially British, tit·bit [tit-bit] /ˈtɪtˌbɪt/ .

Origin of tidbit

First recorded in 1630–40; tide1 (in sense “feast day”) + bit2
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British Dictionary definitions for tidbit

tidbit
/ (ˈtɪdˌbɪt) /

noun

the usual US spelling of titbit
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