He says the law is not to pass away; but that every jot and tittle of it is to be fulfilled.
And what have they to offer thee which are worth the least tittle of that which she would have given thee?
But never a jot or tittle had Mullins been shaken from the original statement.
But there was not a tittle of evidence against them, and they were discharged.
Of this there could be no tittle of doubt, the archer cheeringly insisted.
She had no desire to keep from his knowledge any tittle of what had occurred.
He would, in no tittle, be turned from his purpose by the unfortunate coming of this wretched man.
Let them accuse him as they might, there would be no tittle of evidence against him.
Now was her turn; and she would not abate one jot or tittle.
But of criticism he can have no jot or tittle, no trace or germ.
late 14c., "small stroke or point in writing," representing Latin apex in Late Latin sense of "accent mark over a vowel," borrowed (perhaps by influence of Provençal titule "the dot over -i-") from Latin titulus "inscription, heading" (see title (n.)).
a point, (Matt. 5:18; Luke 16:17), the minute point or stroke added to some letters of the Hebrew alphabet to distinguish them from others which they resemble; hence, the very least point.