Definition of Betty. Meaning of Betty. Synonyms of Betty

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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), known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress and comedian, with the longest television...
- Ugly Betty is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Silvio Horta, which was originally broadcast on ABC between 2006 and 2010. It revolves...
- template Infobox character is being considered for merging. › Elizabeth "Betty" Cooper, is one of the main characters appearing in American comic books...
- ‹ The template Infobox character is being considered for merging. › Betty Boop is an animated cartoon character created by Max Fleischer, with help from...
- Lauren Bacall (/bəˈkɔːl/, born Betty Joan Perske; September 16, 1924 – August 12, 2014) was an American actress known for her distinctive voice and sultry...
- "Black Betty" (Roud 11668) is a 20th-century African-American work song often credited to Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter as the author, though the earliest...
- Betty Friedan (/ˈfriːdən, friːˈdæn, frɪ-/ February 4, 1921 – February 4, 2006) was an American writer, activist, and feminist. A leading figure in the...
- Betty and Veronica (also known as Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica) was an ongoing comic book series published by Archie Comics focusing on "best friends...
- template Infobox character is being considered for merging. › Elizabeth "Betty" Hofstadt Francis (formerly Draper) is a fictional character on AMC's television...
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