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jot (verb), jots; jotted; jotting
1. The smallest bit of something: The students in Jim's physics class have just a jot of knowledge about the subject.
2. To write down briefly or hastily for later reference: Tina jotted down the phone number of the washing machine repairman.
3. Etymology: a borrowing of Latin jota, variant spelling of Greek iota, "the letter i, the smallest letter in the alphabet", hence the least part of anything.
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