dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


5 definitions found
 for jot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jot \Jot\, n. [L. iota, Gr. 'iw^ta the name of the letter [iota]
     (E. i, Heb. y[=o]d), the smallest letter of the Greek
     alphabet. Cf. Iota.]
     An iota; a point; a tittle; the smallest particle. Cf. Bit,
     n.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall
           in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.
                                                    --Matt. v. 18.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Neither will they bate
           One jot of ceremony.                     --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jot \Jot\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jotted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Jotting.]
     To set down; to make a brief note of; -- usually followed by
     down.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  jot
      n 1: a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note [syn: jotting,
           jot]
      2: a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch
         of garlic" [syn: touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch,
         jot, speck, soupcon]
      v 1: write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of [syn:
           jot down, jot]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  167 Moby Thesaurus words for "jot":
     ace, atom, birthmark, bit, blaze, blemish, blotch, book, brand,
     calendar, carve, caste mark, catalog, chalk, chalk up, check,
     check in, checkmark, chronicle, cicatrix, crumb, cut, dab, dapple,
     discoloration, docket, dole, dot, dram, dribble, driblet, drop,
     droplet, dwarf, earmark, engrave, engraving, enroll, enscroll,
     enter, farthing, file, fill out, fleck, flick, flyspeck, fragment,
     freckle, gash, gnat, gobbet, grain, granule, grave, graving, groat,
     hack, hair, handful, impanel, incise, index, inscribe, insert,
     iota, jot down, lentigo, list, little, little bit, log, lota,
     macula, make a memorandum, make a note, make an entry, make out,
     mark, mark down, marking, matriculate, microbe, microorganism,
     midge, minim, minimum, minute, minutia, minutiae, mite, modicum,
     mole, molecule, mote, mottle, nevus, nick, notch, note, note down,
     nutshell, ounce, particle, patch, pebble, pinch, pinhead, pinpoint,
     pittance, place upon record, point, polka dot, poll, post, post up,
     prick, puncture, put down, put in writing, put on paper,
     put on tape, record, reduce to writing, register, scar,
     scarification, score, scotch, scrap, scratch, scratching, scruple,
     set down, smidgen, smitch, snip, snippet, speck, speckle, splash,
     splotch, spoonful, spot, stain, stigma, strawberry mark, tabulate,
     take down, tape, tape-record, tattoo, tattoo mark, thimbleful,
     tick, tiny bit, tittle, trifling amount, trivia, vanishing point,
     videotape, watermark, whit, write, write down, write in, write out,
     write up
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Jot
     or Iota, the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet, used
     metaphorically or proverbially for the smallest thing (Matt.
     5:18); or it may be = yod, which is the smallest of the Hebrew
     letters.
     

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229