Shetland sheepdog

noun

Definition of Shetland sheepdog

: any of a breed of small heavy-coated dogs developed in the Shetland Islands that resemble miniature collies

First Known Use of Shetland sheepdog

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Shetland sheepdog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shetland%20sheepdog. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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Shetland sheepdog

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Shetland sheepdog

: a type of small dog that has a long, thick coat

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