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Shetland sheepdog

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noun

one of a breed of small sheepdogs resembling a miniature collie, raised originally in the Shetland Islands.

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Origin of Shetland sheepdog

First recorded in 1930–35
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Shetland sheepdog

noun

a small dog similar in appearance to a rough collieAlso called: sheltie
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