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A brief note or memorandum.


something jotted down


(ˈdʒɒt ɪŋ)

a quickly written or brief note.
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Noun1.jotting - a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) notejotting - a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note
note - a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
References in classic literature ?
He has evidently some deep problem in his mind, for he keeps a little notebook in which he is always jotting down something.
While the doctor was jotting down the result of this experiment, the loud report of a gun was heard close beside him.
Then we shall have eight dozen altogether, said Ida, jotting down all her requirements upon a sheet of paper.
I'm just jotting down what strikes me in your country, and when I have time shall throw it into book form.
Or Jottings from German Journeyings,--I haven't quite decided yet which.
It's not long, sir,' said she to Riah, 'and perhaps you wouldn't mind just jotting it down.
I wandered in it, pitching the tabernacle of my thoughts on the lining of the square family-pew, the fidgets of my small brothers, and the horror of knowing that, on the Monday, I should have to write out, from memory, jottings of the rambling disconnected extempore sermon, which might have had any text but its own, and to stand or fall by the result.
Here are some jottings for you to read when I am gone.
But it began to niggle me, so I started jotting down practically everything I spent.
Go one extra by jotting down special clues teachers serve up in class when assigning projects.
Ellis-Behnke says that when he's hunched over a microscope in the lab, jotting down notes on his tablet is just as easy as jotting down notes on paper--only with the tablet, he can save them along with other electronic files.