mite

Part of speech: noun

A minute insect.

Part of speech: noun

A particle; small coin; trifle.

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Usage examples "mite":

  1. " I think a man is horrible," said Lettie, " who can tear the head off a little mite of a thing like a rabbit, after running it in torture over a field." - "The White Peacock", D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence.
  2. " There, there, child; I know you are, and I don't blame you a mite. - "Patty's Social Season", Carolyn Wells.
  3. Well, if it ain't against orders, I'd kind of like to look around a little mite. - "Cap'n Warren's Wards", Joseph C. Lincoln.