noun, plural shel·ties. Informal.
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Origin of shelty
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Example sentences from the Web for shelty
The sons were about to cross a voe or ferry; but one was to take his shelty, while the rest were to go by the boat.
But at this moment Surefoot is stretched more like a stone than a shelty in the land of Nod.
When the deed was done the shelty was brought back to its tether as mysteriously as it had been taken away.
I can carry a ship through any sea a ship can live in; I could not drive a Shetland shelty down an empty street.Prisoners of Conscience|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr