Date: 1600-1700
Origin: tid 'soft, tender, nice' (17-19 centuries) + bit

tidbit

noun
     
tid‧bit [countable] American English
1 a small piece of food that tastes good [= titbit British English]
2 a small but interesting piece of information, news etc [= titbit British English]
tidbit of
juicy tidbits of hot news

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