teetotum

noun
tee·to·tum | \ˈtē-ˈtō-təm \

Definition of teetotum 

: a small top usually inscribed with letters and used in put-and-take

First Known Use of teetotum

1720, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for teetotum

tee entry 1 + Latin totum all, from neuter of totus whole; from the letter T inscribed on one side as an abbreviation of totum (take) all

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