tittle

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noun tit·tle \ˈti-təl\

Definition of tittle

  1. 1 :  a point or small sign used as a diacritical mark in writing or printing

  2. 2 :  a very small part

Examples of tittle in a Sentence

  1. we have examined every last tittle of evidence available and can find nothing to support his claims

  2. there's not a tittle of sense in that book

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Origin and Etymology of tittle

Middle English titel, from Medieval Latin titulus, from Latin, title

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