What does the word tidbit mean?

Usage examples for tidbit

  1. A broad and shallow bowl or dish half- filled with blazing brandy, at the bottom of which lay numerous toothsome raisins- a rare tidbit in those days- and one of these, pierced with a gold button, was known as the " lucky raisin." – The Children's Book of Christmas Stories by Various
  2. It merely kept them in the back of the town's mind for two years, a tidbit or a terrible warning, according as you looked at it, and then it brought Miss Trevenna back to us again, alone. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  3. He knows very well that Marcia could not long keep such a tidbit to herself. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas