I'm in business with Al Pacino now; we're developing Betsy and Napoleon about Napoleon's exile in St. Helena.
Betsy Andreu has talked about this encounter many times, including testifying under oath.
But perhaps no one was more influential in 1994 than former New York Lt. Governor Betsy McCaughey.
fem. pet name, a diminutive of Bet, itself short for Elizabet or Elizabeth. Betsy as the typical a pet name for a favorite firearm is attested in American English by 1856 (cf. Brown Bess, by 1785, British army slang for the old flintlock musket).