Jot n. An iota; a point; a tittle; the smallest particle. Cf. Bit, n.
Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. --Matt. v. 18.
Neither will they bate
One jot of ceremony. --Shak.
Jot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Jotting.] To set down; to make a brief note of; -- usually followed by down.
n 1: a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note [syn: jotting]
2: a slight but appreciable addition; "this dish could use a
touch of garlic" [syn: touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch,
v : write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of [syn: jot
[also: jotting, jotted]
or Iota, the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet, used
metaphorically or proverbially for the smallest thing (Matt.
5:18); or it may be = yod, which is the smallest of the Hebrew