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Definition of Betty

Betty
Betty Bet"ty, n. 1. [Supposed to be a cant word, from Betty, for Elizabeth, as such an instrument is also called Bess (i. e., Elizabeth) in the Canting Dictionary of 1725, and Jenny (i. e., Jane).] A short bar used by thieves to wrench doors open. [Written also bettee.] The powerful betty, or the artful picklock. --Arbuthnot. 2. [Betty, nickname for Elizabeth.] A name of contempt given to a man who interferes with the duties of women in a household, or who occupies himself with womanish matters. 3. A pear-shaped bottle covered round with straw, in which olive oil is sometimes brought from Italy; -- called by chemists a Florence flask. [U. S.] --Bartlett.

Meaning of Betty from wikipedia

- Betty or Bettie is a common diminutive for the name Elizabeth. In Latin America, it is also a common diminutive for the given name Beatriz, the Spanish...
- Betty Marion White Ludden (born January 17, 1922) is an American actress and comedian, with the longest television career of any female entertainer. Regarded...
- Ugly Betty was an American comedy-drama television series developed by Silvio Horta, which was originally broadcast on ABC between 2006 and 2010. It revolves...
- Lauren Bacall (/bəˈkɔːl/, born Betty Joan Perske; September 16, 1924 – August 12, 2014) was an American actress known for her distinctive voice and sultry...
- Betty Davis (née Mabry; born July 26, 1945) is an American funk and soul singer. She is known as one of the most influential voices of the funk era and...
- Betty Boop is an animated cartoon character created by Max Fleischer, with help from animators including Grim Natwick. She originally appeared in the...
- Betty was the star of two long-running comic book titles published by Archie Comics during the period 1965–2012: Betty and Me (later styled as Betty &...
- Jessica Anne Newham (born 5 October 1991), known by her stage name Betty Who, is an Australian singer and songwriter. After independently releasing her...
- Betty en Nueva York, or simply Betty en NY (English: Betty in New York), is an upcoming American telenovela produced by Telemundo Global Studios for Telemundo...
- Elizabeth "Betty" Hofstadt Francis (formerly Draper) is a fictional character on AMC's television series Mad Men, portra**** by January Jones. The character's...
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