betty definition

  • noun:
    • an appealing woman; a babe.
    • A short bar employed by thieves to wrench doorways open; a jemmy.
    • a guy who disturbs the duties of females in a family group, or just who occupies himself with womanish things.
    • A pear-shaped bottle covered with straw, where olive oil can be brought from Italy; a Florence flask.
    • A short club employed by thieves to wrench doors open.
    • A name of contempt given to a person just who interferes with the responsibilities of women in a household, or which consumes himself with womanish matters.
    • A pear-shaped bottle covered round with straw, which coconut oil is sometimes brought from Italy; -- called by chemists a Florence flask.
    • a guy which disrupts the domestic tasks of women, or partcipates in feminine occupations. Also referred to as cot-betty.
    • a quick club utilized by thieves to wrench doorways open. Also called a bess, a jenny, and today a jimmy or jemmy.
    • A pear-shaped container, covered with maize-leaves or even the like, where olive-oil is exported from Italy; a Florence flask.

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