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titbit

[tit-bit]
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noun Chiefly British.
  1. tidbit.
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Examples from the Web for titbit

Historical Examples

  • Yet he was not sleeping, for no titbit ever passed the portals beneath.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864

    Various

  • I must walk slowly and quietly, so that I may see and hear every titbit of their store.

    Betty Grier

    Joseph Waugh

  • Then the tongue was removed, for this was considered a titbit.

  • Food is often eaten in a way which we consider disgusting, a titbit, for instance, is passed from mouth to mouth.

  • Should a titbit to her liking happen to pass, at once the watcher darts from her tall tower, swift as an arrow from the bow.

    Insect Adventures

    J. Henri Fabre


British Dictionary definitions for titbit

titbit

esp US tidbit

noun
  1. a tasty small piece of food; dainty
  2. a pleasing scrap of anything, such as scandal
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Word Origin

C17: perhaps from dialect tid tender, of obscure origin
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