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1) iota. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...The least bit: hoot, jot, ounce, shred, whit. Informal : damn, rap2. Slang : diddly. See BIG....

2) Iota. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Iota (ei-O-tuh), town (1990 pop. 1,256), Acadia parish, S La., 11 mi/18 km NW of Crowley, near Bayou des Cannes; 30°20'N 92°30'W. In rice-growing area; mfg. of plastic...

3) iota. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...letter of the Greek alphabet. See table at alphabet. 2. A very small amount; a bit: not an iota of truth to that tale. Latin iota, from Greek, of Phoenician origin....

4) scintilla, iota, jot, smidgin. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...bit, and all are clichés. Jot is a spelling pronunciation of a late medieval spelling of iota (jota), the name of the smallest letter in the Greek alphabet. Smidgin...

5) iota. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...See SCINTILLA. 1...

6) Aes'chylus (Greek, Aισχνλoζ). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Aeschylus was killed by a tortoise thrown by an eagle (to break the shell) against his bald head, which it mistook for a stone (B.C. 535-466). See Horace, Ars Poet...

7) jot. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The smallest bit; iota. Inflected forms: jot·ted, jot·ting, jots To write down briefly or hastily: jot down an address. Middle English jote, from Latin iota, iota,...

8) &since; T (τελεωσιζ). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...meant absolution, and A = non liquet. In the Roman courts C meant condemnation, A absolution, and N L (non liquet) remanded. 1...

9) iotacism. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...In Greek, the pronunciation of certain letters, like eta and upsilon, as iota () because of a regular sound change. Late Latin iotacismus, from Greek iotakismos,...

10) Lacedaemonian Letter (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Greek (iota), the smallest of all letters. Laconic brevity. (See LACONIC.) 1...

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