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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a small amount (especially of a drink); "a tot of rum"
2: a young child [syn: toddler, yearling, tot, bambino] v
1: determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town" [syn: total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1725 1. a small child ; toddler 2. a small drink or allowance of liquor ; shot II. verb (totted; totting) Etymology: tot., abbreviation of total Date: circa 1772 transitive verb to add together ; total usually used with up <tots up the score> intransitive verb add

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. n. 1 a small child (a tiny tot). 2 a dram of liquor. Etymology: 18th c., of dial. orig. 2. v. & n. --v. (totted, totting) 1 tr. (usu. foll. by up) add (figures etc.). 2 intr. (foll. by up) (of items) mount up. --n. Brit. archaic a set of figures to be added. Phrases and idioms: totting-up 1 the adding of separate items. 2 Brit. the adding of convictions for driving offences to cause disqualification. tot up to amount to. Etymology: abbr. of TOTAL or of L totum the whole 3. v. & n. Brit. sl. --v.intr. (totted, totting) collect saleable items from refuse as an occupation. --n. an article collected from refuse. Etymology: 19th c.: orig. unkn.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tot Tot, n. [L.] Lit., so much; -- a term used in the English exchequer to indicate that a debt was good or collectible for the amount specified, and often written opposite the item.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tot Tot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Totted; p. pr. & vb. n. Totting.] 1. To mark with the word ``tot''; as, a totted debt. See Tot, n. 2. [Cf. Total.] To add; to count; to make up the sum of; to total; -- often with up. [Colloq., Eng.] The last two tot up the bill. --Thackeray.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tot Tot, n. [Cf. Toddle, Tottle, Totter.] 1. Anything small; -- frequently applied as a term of endearment to a little child. 2. A drinking cup of small size, holding about half a pint. [Prov.Eng.] --Halliwell. 3. A foolish fellow. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(tots, totting, totted) 1. A tot is a very young child. (INFORMAL) N-COUNT 2. A tot of a strong alcoholic drink such as whisky or brandy is a small amount of it in a glass. (mainly BRIT) N-COUNT: usu N of n

Moby Thesaurus

add, bairn, beverage, bumper, cast, cherub, child, chit, darling, draft, dram, drench, drink, drop, figure, foot, gulp, guzzle, innocent, jolt, kid, kitten, lamb, lambkin, lap, libation, little bugger, little fellow, little guy, little innocent, little one, little tad, little tot, mite, nip, nipper, offspring, peewee, peg, portion, potation, pull, quaff, shaver, shot, sip, slug, slurp, snifter, snort, suck, sum, summate, sup, swig, swill, tad, total, tote, wee tot



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