Part of speech: verb

To note down or sketch offhand.

Part of speech: noun

The least bit; an iota.

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Usage examples "jot":

  1. Indeed, I have no jot of inclination left for this, and I have sworn never again to leave Baghdad. - "Tales from the Arabic Volume 3", John Payne.
  2. I will walk over the first fine day: then see what aspect your affairs have taken, and if they should continue gloomy walk into the City to Abbey and get his consent for I am persuaded that to me alone he will not concede a jot. - "Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends", John Keats.
  3. I'd come too if 't wa'n't milkin' but Jot ain't home from the Centre, and I've got to do his chores; come in as you go along back, will you? - "The Village Watch-Tower", (AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin.