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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bitted p. pr. & vb. n. Bitting.] To put a bridle upon; to put the bit in the mouth of.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a small quantity; "a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper" [syn: spot]
      2: a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a
         bit of rock caught him in the eye" [syn: chip, flake,
         fleck, scrap]
      3: an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "it only
         takes a minute"; "in just a bit" [syn: moment, minute,
      4: an instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he
         had a bit of good luck" [syn: piece]
      5: piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to
         control the horse while riding; "the horse was not
         accustomed to a bit"
      6: a unit of measurement of information (from Binary + digIT);
         the amount of information in a system having two
         equiprobable states; "there are 8 bits in a byte"
      7: a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left
         was a bit of bread" [syn: morsel, bite]
      8: a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation"
         [syn: snatch]
      9: a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer
         program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she
         had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best
         numbers he ever did" [syn: act, routine, number, turn]
      10: the cutting part of a drill; usually pointed and threaded
          and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press;
          "he looked around for the right size bit"
      [also: bitting, bitted]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See bit

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See bite
      [also: bitting, bitted]