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Definition of Little

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Little Lit"tle, n. 1. That which is little; a small quantity, amount, space, or the like. Much was in little writ. --Dryden. There are many expressions, which carrying with them no clear ideas, are like to remove but little of my ignorance. --Locke. 2. A small degree or scale; miniature. `` His picture in little.' --Shak. A little, to or in a small degree; to a limited extent; somewhat; for a short time. `` Stay a little.' --Shak. The painter flattered her a little. --Shak. By little and little, or Little by little, by slow degrees; piecemeal; gradually.
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Little Lit"tle, a. [The regular comparative of this word is wanting, its place being supplied by less, or, rarely, lesser. See Lesser. For the superlative least is used, the regular form, littlest, occurring very rarely, except in some of the English provinces, and occasionally in colloquial language. `` Where love is great, the littlest doubts are fear.' --Shak.] [OE. litel, lutel, AS. l?tel, l[=i]tel, l?t; akin to OS. littil, D. luttel, LG. l["u]tt, OHG. luzzil, MHG. l["u]tzel; and perh. to AS. lytig deceitful, lot deceit, Goth. liuts deceitful, lut?n to deceive; cf. also Icel. l[=i]till little, Sw. liten, Dan. liden, lille, Goth. leitils, which appear to have a different root vowel.] 1. Small in size or extent; not big; diminutive; -- opposed to big or large; as, a little body; a little animal; a little piece of ground; a little hill; a little distance; a little child.
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Little Lit"tle, adv. In a small quantity or degree; not much; slightly; somewhat; -- often with a preceding it. `` The poor sleep little.' --Otway.

Meaning of Little from wikipedia

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