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bit
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 12
1. In the British West Indies, a fourpenny piece, or groat.
2. 3d sing. pr. of Bid, for biddeth.
3. imp. & p. p. of Bite.
Part of Speech: Noun
2. Fig.: Anything which curbs or restrains.
4. Somewhat; something, but not very great.
5. A tool for boring, of various forms and sizes, usually turned by means of a brace or bitstock. See Bitstock.
6. The part of a key which enters the lock and acts upon the bolt and tumblers.
7. The cutting iron of a plane.
8. In the Southern and Southwestern States, a small silver coin ( as the real) formerly current; commonly, one worth about 12 12 cents; also, the sum of 12 12 cents.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
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