bit

Part of speech: verb

To put a bit in the mouth of; train to or control by the bit; curb; restrain.

Part of speech:

Imp. & pp. of BITE, v.

Part of speech: noun

A wood - boring tool adapted to be used with a stock or brace.

Part of speech: noun

The metallic mouthpiece of a bridle.

Part of speech: noun

A small piece, portion, or fragment; a little.

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Usage examples "bit":

  1. He didn't seem to be a bit better than we were. - "At Good Old Siwash", George Fitch.
  2. It wasn't hurt a bit. - "More Jonathan Papers", Elisabeth Woodbridge.
  3. She wasn't a bit afraid of me. - "The Diamond Pin", Carolyn Wells.