Shetland sheepdog


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Shetland sheepdog

n.
A herding dog of a breed developed in the Shetland Islands, having a long rough coat and resembling a small collie.

Shetland sheepdog

n
(Breeds) a small dog similar in appearance to a rough collie. Also called: sheltie

Shet′land sheep′dog


n.
one of a breed of small longhaired sheepdogs raised orig. in the Shetland Islands.
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Noun1.Shetland sheepdog - a small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland IslandsShetland sheepdog - a small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland Islands
sheep dog, sheepdog, shepherd dog - any of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep
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