Etymology
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whit (n.)

"smallest particle," 1520s, from na whit "no amount" (c. 1200), from Old English nan wiht, from wiht "amount," originally "person, human being" (see wight).

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Definitions of whit

whit (n.)
a tiny or scarcely detectable amount;
Synonyms: shred / scintilla / iota / tittle / smidgen / smidgeon / smidgin / smidge
From wordnet.princeton.edu