Shetland sheepdog
noun Date: 1909 any of a breed of small heavy-coated dogs developed in the Shetland Islands that resemble miniature collies

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  • Shetland Sheepdog — FCI Standard Nr. 88 Gruppe 1: Hütehunde und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shetland Sheepdog — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Shetland Sheepdog Mahogany Sable Sheltie Nombres alternativos Shetland Collie …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shetland Sheepdog — Shetland (chien) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Shetland (homonymie). Shetland (chien) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shetland sheepdog — n. any of a breed of dog closely resembling the rough collie but smaller: developed in the Shetland Islands for herding cattle and sheep: see COLLIE …   English World dictionary

  • Shetland Sheepdog —   [ ʃetlənd ʃiːpdɔg, englisch], der Sheltie …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Shetland Sheepdog — Infobox Dogbreed akcgroup = Herding akcstd = sheepdog/index.cfm altname = Shetland Collie (obsolete) Dwarf Scotch Shepherd (obsolete) Toonie dog (obsolete) Miniature Collie Sheltie ankcgroup = Group 5 (Working… …   Wikipedia

  • Shetland sheepdog — one of a breed of small sheepdogs resembling a miniature collie, raised originally in the Shetland Islands. [1930 35] * * * or sheltie Breed of sheepdog developed from a Scottish working dog to herd the small sheep of the Shetland Islands. The… …   Universalium

  • Shetland sheepdog — /ʃɛtlənd ˈʃipdɒg/ (say shetluhnd sheepdog) noun a miniature dog bred from the collie and various spaniel or spitz type dogs, with a fine head and a mane of long hair on the neck and shoulders. Also, Sheltie …   Australian English dictionary

  • Shetland sheepdog — noun A breed of small sheepdogs, originally from the Shetland Islands Syn: Sheltie, toy collie …   Wiktionary

  • Shetland sheepdog — Shet′land sheep′dog n. dch one of a breed of small longhaired sheepdogs raised orig. in the Shetland Islands …   From formal English to slang

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