tittle

[ tit-l ]
/ ˈtɪt l /

noun

a dot or other small mark in writing or printing, used as a diacritic, punctuation, etc.
a very small part or quantity; a particle, jot, or whit: He said he didn't care a tittle.

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Origin of tittle

First recorded before 900; Middle English titel, Old English titul, from Medieval Latin titulus “inscription, label, ticket, mark over a letter or word.” See title
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British Dictionary definitions for tittle

tittle
/ (ˈtɪtəl) /

noun

a small mark in printing or writing, esp a diacritic
a jot; particle

Word Origin for tittle

C14: from Medieval Latin titulus label, from Latin: title
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