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Tidbit   /tˈɪdbˌɪt/   Listen

(Written also titbit)
A small tasty bit of food.  Synonyms: choice morsel, titbit.

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"Tidbit" Quotes from Famous Books

... the carcass tearing away huge hunks, the mightiest of the apes obtaining the choicest morsels, while the weaker circled the outer edge of the fighting, snarling pack awaiting their chance to dodge in and snatch a dropped tidbit or filch a remaining ...
— Tarzan of the Apes • Edgar Rice Burroughs

... more or less original sin, upon their consciences; there are plenty of fortunes made in ways that would not bear looking into; sometimes a man has kept the letter of the law, and sometimes he has not; and in either case, there is a tidbit of tattle for the inquirer, as, for instance, that tale of Fouche's police surrounding the spies of the Prefect of Police, who, not being in the secret of the fabrication of forged English banknotes, were ...
— A Distinguished Provincial at Paris • Honore de Balzac

... a half above our camp, and a few more in the river close by the camp. High living during the day raised all of our spirits. For breakfast we had the caribou heart, which George thought at first he would roast but changed his mind and served stewed. For dinner we had the tongue, the tidbit of the animal, boiled with pieces of other parts. Hubbard's second bullet had torn out the centre of the tongue, but what there was of it was delicious. And at night we had the trout caught during the afternoon, to which, as a Sunday luxury, ...
— The Lure of the Labrador Wild • Dillon Wallace

... us all. So far as I am a man of really individual attributes I veil my face; nor am I, nor have I ever been, one of those supremely hospitable people who serve up their own hearts, delicately fried, with brain sauce, as a tidbit for ...
— The Old Manse (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") • Nathaniel Hawthorne

... dead beneath him for the pleasures of the delectable tidbit, man. From the remorselessness with which the great Carnivora of modern England hunted man, I am constrained to believe that, whatever their appetites in times past, they have cultivated a gruesome taste for ...
— The Lost Continent • Edgar Rice Burroughs

Words linked to "Tidbit" :   dainty, titbit, kickshaw, treat, choice morsel, goody, delicacy

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