Meaning of well-mettled in English:

well-mettled

adjective

  • Especially of a horse: having a good or suitable temperament; especially obedient.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Anthony Copley (b. 1567), writer and conspirator. From well + mettled.

Pronunciation

well-mettled

/ˌwɛlˈmɛtld/