There are 3 definitions of tot in English:

tot1

Syllabification: tot
Pronunciation: /tät
 
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noun

  • 1A very young child.
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    • Many schools wore a festive look; sweets were distributed to tiny tots and one school provided free insurance cover for children.
    • Over 200 tiny tots, all orphans, from Helpage Care India and Sharada Mandir flocked to the club, off Mysore Road, to celebrate the event.
    • From tiny tots to teenagers, the camp is the place to be for those willing to spend free time - a valuable commodity these days - productively.
  • 2chiefly British A small amount of a strong alcoholic drink such as whiskey or brandy: a tot of brandy
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    • In Ronald Burton Milner's case, the drop is a tot of whisky before he goes to bed and a glass of Guinness with his Sunday lunch.
    • She likes a tot of whisky and has always been a flirt, especially with the doctors.
    • His coachman's way of keeping warm was to have a tot of whisky while he was waiting for the Archbishop to come out of the theatre.

Origin

early 18th century (originally dialect): of unknown origin.

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Syllabification: tot
Pronunciation: /
 
tät/

verb (tots, totting, totted)

[with object] (tot something up) chiefly British
  • 1Add up numbers or amounts.
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    • We'd actually put Greece at the head of the pack by the time we'd totted everything up, and correctly predicted that the UK would come last.
    • For the purposes of voting, the ballots of one or two obscure communes - no shortage of these - may be totted up under the aegis of a larger one.
    • The second best player will receive two points and the third best one point, and those points will be totted up during the year.
  • 1.1Accumulate something over a period of time: he has already totted up 89 victories
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    • Members of the York branch of the Dunkirk Veterans Association totted up an impressive £1,131 for their cause when they mounted a day's cash-collecting offensive in the Coppergate Centre.
    • Last year Matthew earned $506,273 in 27 starts, totted up seven top-ten finishes and, famously, made the putt that regained the Solheim Cup from American clutches.
    • Swindon Services, the arm of the council responsible for street cleaning and other frontline work, totted up savings of £210,000 last year.

Origin

mid 18th century: from archaic tot 'set of figures to be added up', abbreviation of total or of Latin totum 'the whole'.

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verb (tots, totting, totted)

[no object] (usually as noun totting) British informal
  • Salvage saleable items from dustbins or rubbish heaps: local authorities frown on totting and many ban it outright

Origin

late 19th century: from slang tot 'bone', of unknown origin.

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