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Mettle (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Mettle

The semen. To fetch mettle; the act of self pollution. Mettle is also figuratively used for courage.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Messmate * Mettlesome

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

To Melt
Member Mug
Men of Straw
Men of Kent
Merkin
Merry Andrew
Merry A-se Christian
Merry-begotten
Mess John
Messmate
Mettle
Mettlesome
Michael
Midshipman’s Watch and Chain
Milch Cow
Milk and Water
To Milk the Pigeon
Milling Cove
Mill
To Mill
Mill Lay