meaning of Betsy

Betsy meaning in Names Dictionary

as a type of Elizabeth. Jesus's oath.
Name Origin: Hebrew
Name Gender: Female

Betsy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

fem. pet name, a diminutive of Bet, itself short for Elizabet or Elizabeth. Betsy as the typical a pet title for a favorite firearm is attested in American English by 1856 (compare Brown Bess, by 1785, British army slang for the old flintlock musket).

Sentence Examples with the word Betsy

Within an hour Betsy had assembled a full biography.

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