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Meaning of JOT

Pronunciation:  jât

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note
  2. [n]  a slight but appreciable addition; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
  3. [v]  write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of
 

JOT is a 3 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: hint, jot down, jotting, mite, pinch, soupcon, speck, tinge, touch
 
 See Also: note, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, snuff, write

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Jot\, n. [L. iota, Gr. ? the name of the letter (E. i, Heb.
    y?d), the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet. Cf. {Iota}.]
    An iota; a point; a tittle; the smallest particle. Cf. {Bit},
    n.
    
          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.
    
          Neither will they bate One jot of ceremony. --Shak.
    
    
  2. \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.
    
    
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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.

 
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