noun Shet·land \ˈshet-lənd\

Definition of SHETLAND

often not capitalized
a :  a lightweight loosely twisted yarn of Shetland wool used for knitting and weaving
b :  a fabric or a garment made from Shetland wool

First Known Use of SHETLAND



geographical name Shet·land \ˈshet-lənd\

Definition of SHETLAND

islands N Scotland NE of the Orkneys; constitute an administrative area Lerwick (on Mainland Island) area 550 square miles (1430 square kilometers), pop 21,960
Shet·land·er \ˈshet-lən-dər\ noun

Variants of SHETLAND

Shet·land or Zet·land \ˈzet-\


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