Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Wednesday Word: Tittle

tittle [tit-l]

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

Origin: before 900; Middle English titel, Old English titul  < Medieval Latin titulus  mark over letter or word.

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    1. Was for me too. I was looking for a synonym for "little."

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