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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Whit \Whit\, n. [OE. wight, wiht, AS. wiht a creature, a thing. See Wight, and cf. Aught, Naught.] The smallest part or particle imaginable; a bit; a jot; an iota; -- generally used in an adverbial phrase in a negative sentence. "Samuel told him every whit." --1 Sam. iii. 18. "Every whit as great." --South. [1913 Webster] So shall I no whit be behind in duty. --Shak. [1913 Webster] It does not me a whit displease. --Cowley. [1913 Webster]