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 Iormungan’dur.Iphicles’ Oxen. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Io’ta
 
or Jot: A very little, the least quantity possible. The iöta [i] is the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet, called the Lacedemonian letter. (Hebrew, Yod [\??\] the smallest Hebrew letter.)   1
       
“This bond doth give thee here no jot of blood.”
       
Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice, iv. 1.
 


 Iormungan’dur.Iphicles’ Oxen. 

 
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