2. Noun. Sheepdog. ¹
3. Noun. (rare) A Shetlander. ¹
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Definition of Shelty
1. sheltie [n -TIES] - See also: sheltie
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Literary usage of Shelty
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1. Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how for the Former Changes of the by Charles Lyell (1834)
"Section of shelty Crag near Walton, Suffolk. The number of laminae in the thickness of an inch, both in the siliceous and shelly sand, varies from seven to ..."
2. Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed by Thomas Dolby, George Damiel, D. G., G. D., John Cumberland (1828)
"shelty is the chief character in the piece. He may say— " Naught from my birth or ancestors I claim ; All is my own, my honour and my shame," for bis father ..."
3. Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical by John Cumberland (1828)
"His son shelty have a child of mine ! My dear Charley, take care of Moggy. Clia. ... [Takes the mug from shelty and drinks.] Ho ! a scoundrel! tell me I rob ..."
4. Origines Islandicae: A Collection of the More Important Sagas and Other by Guðbrandur Vigfússon, Frederick York Powell (1905)
"But before that they set forth thence shelty came riding to them with them ... [shelty had brought out with him two great crosses, and one of them was the ..."