One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the tot looks just like her mum’
baby, babe, infant, toddler, newborn, tiny tot, child, little one, mite
Scottish bairn, wean
informal sprog, young 'un
North American informal rug rat
2‘a tot of rum’
dram, small measure, drink, nip, slug, drop, draught, swallow, swig
informal shot, finger, snifter
1‘he picked up the account book and totted up some figures’
add, total, sum, count, calculate, compute, reckon, enumerate, tally, work something out, figure something out, take stock of something, quantify
dated cast something up
2‘we've totted up 89 victories’
accumulate, gather, build up, amass, accrue, stockpile, acquire
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