Definition of teetotum
: a small top usually inscribed with letters and used in put-and-take
Origin of teetotum
1tee + Latin totum all, from neuter of totus whole; from the letter T inscribed on one side as an abbreviation of totum (take) all
First Known Use: 1720
Rhymes with teetotum
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