Whit (?), n. [OE. wight, wiht, AS. wiht a creature, a thing. See Wight, and cf. Aught, Naught.]
The smallest part or particle imaginable; a bit; a jot; an iota; -- generally used in an adverbial phrase in a negative sentence.
"Samuel told him every whit
." 1 Sam. iii. 18
. "Every whit
So shall I no whit be behind in duty.
It does not me a whit displease.
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