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Bit

Definition of bit:

part of speech: participle

Bitted.

part of speech: participle

Of the verb bite.

part of speech: noun

A bite, a morsel: a small piece: the smallest degree: a small tool for boring: the part of the bridle which the horse holds in his mouth.

part of speech: participle

Bitting.

part of speech: verb

To put the bit in the mouth.

part of speech: noun

A small piece; small tool for boring; that part of a bridle which is in the horse's mouth.

part of speech: noun

A tool for boring; the metal mouthpiece of a bridle; the part of a key which enters the lock; the cutting blade of a plane; a small piece of anything; any small coin; anything that curbs or restrains.

part of speech: verb

To put a bridle upon; put a bit in the mouth of; restrain.

part of speech: verb

To put the bit in the mouth:- pr. p. bitting: pa. p. bitted.

Usage examples for bit:

  • A nice bit of work. "Way of the Lawless", Max Brand.
  • No, he said, not a bit "The Holiday Round", A. A. Milne.
  • Could you get me a bit "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.

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