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[bet-ee, bet] /ˈbɛt i, bɛt/
a female given name, form of Elizabeth. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I goes on de off side o' sich folks--folks w'at cann' 'have deyself no Bette'n dat--he, he, he!

    The Grandissimes George Washington Cable
  • Bette was a blonde with short, curly hair and a startling figure.

    Pagan Passions Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Bette is the poor relation who, unlike Pons, revenges herself for her humiliations and the insults bestowed on her.

    Balzac Frederick Lawton
  • At last he slowed and stopped, his nose pointing at Bette and his toes at Dorothy.

    Pagan Passions Gordon Randall Garrett
  • "You mean if the head points at me, I get picked," Bette said.

    Pagan Passions Gordon Randall Garrett

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