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Mettle Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    mettle n : the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball" [syn: heart, nerve, spunk]
Mettle Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Mettle \Met"tle\, n. [E. metal, used in a tropical sense in allusion to the temper of the metal of a sword blade. See Metal.] Substance or quality of temperament; spirit, esp. as regards honor, courage, fortitude, ardor, etc.; disposition; -- usually in a good sense. A certain critical hour which shall . . . try what mettle his heart is made of. --South. Gentlemen of brave mettle. --Shak. The winged courser, like a generous horse, Shows most true mettle when you check his course. --Pope. To put one one's mettle, to cause or incite one to use one's best efforts.
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Mettle is the second and final release from art rock band Hugo Largo. It was released by Brian Eno's record label, Opal, on January 1, 1989 and was supported by a European tour following its release. Mettle was produced by then member and current electronic musician, Hahn Rowe.

This was Hugo Largo's last album before disbanding, although they had worked on and recorded some new material for another album which was never released.

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  • Mettle baseball team looks for better results in July
    PITTSBURG -- The Pittsburg Mettle baseball team was glad to close the book on the month of June. The Mettle went 2-4 last week to end its first month with a 6-17 record, eight games back of the first place San Rafael Pacifics in the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball. Read more on this news related to 'Mettle'
  • North Beach respond, Kalamunda make big move
    North Beach show their mettle with a nine-point win over Trinity Aquinas in WA amateur football. Read more on this news related to 'Mettle'
  • Pittsburg Mettle looks for better results in July
    PITTSBURG -- The Pittsburg Mettle baseball team was glad to close the book on the month of June. The Mettle went 2-4 last week to end its first month with a 6-17 record, eight games back of the first place San Rafael Pacifics in the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball. Read more on this news related to 'Mettle'

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