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A herding dog of a breed developed in the Shetland Islands, having a long rough coat and resembling a small collie.
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(Breeds) a small dog similar in appearance to a rough collie. Also called: sheltie
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one of a breed of small longhaired sheepdogs raised orig. in the Shetland Islands.
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|Noun||1.||Shetland sheepdog - a small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland Islands|
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