Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A Shetland pony.
  • n. Informal A Shetland sheepdog.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of shelty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A Shetland pony.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See shelty.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Probably from Old Norse Hjalti, Shetlander, from Hjaltland, Shetland Islands.

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