/ (ˈʃɛltɪ) /
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noun plural -ties
another name for Shetland pony, Shetland sheepdog
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Word Origin for sheltie
C17: probably from Orkney dialect sjalti, from Old Norse Hjalti Shetlander, from Hjaltland Shetland
Words nearby sheltie
sheltered, sheltered housing, sheltered workshop, shelter in place, shelter tent, sheltie, Shelton, shelty, shelve, shelves, shelving
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How to use sheltie in a sentence
One animal welfare worker even found a live sheltie in a tree.The Twister Stole My Pet: How Cats, Dogs, and a Donkey Survived Oklahoma|Christine Pelisek|May 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"People might be walking about," I said to Angus when he lifted me from Sheltie's back.The White People|Frances Hodgson Burnett
We could get but one bridle here, which, according to the maxim detur digniori, was appropriated to Dr. Johnson's sheltie.
There the o'erlaboured sheltie would be sold to pay the matriculation fees.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland|Daniel Turner Holmes
I had no bridle for my sheltie, but only a halter; and Joseph rode without a saddle.
I asked our guide, a lad of fourteen years of age, what was the average price of a sheltie.Letters of a Traveller|William Cullen Bryant