• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Shelty A Shetland pony.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n shelty A small sturdy horse; a Shetland pony.
    • n shelty A sheal; a cabin or shanty.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Shelty shel′ti a Shetland pony.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Perh. a dim. of Shetland pony.


In literature:

The shelty shied at a line of firelight from the window, as Sim flung himself wearily on its back.
"The Moon Endureth--Tales and Fancies" by John Buchan
His curious appearance on a sheltie.
"Life Of Johnson, Volume 5" by Boswell
Yes, she told me she'd trample the face off Pat if Shelty came to harm.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
There the o'erlaboured sheltie would be sold to pay the matriculation fees.
"Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland" by Daniel Turner Holmes
Mercy on us, Shelty, what a beard!
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2)" by John Wilson
I can carry a ship through any sea a ship can live in; I could not drive a Shetland shelty down an empty street.
"Prisoners of Conscience" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
When the deed was done the shelty was brought back to its tether as mysteriously as it had been taken away.
"Witch Stories" by E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton
A shelty and an ass were grazing hard by.
"A History of the Gipsies" by Walter Simson

In news:

When the Animal Care Society got a phone call about four Shelty/Shih Tzu mix pups in need of placement, the staff immediately envisioned little smooshy-faced balls of fluffy fur.
I am a very sweet and loving sheltie.
It's a God thing, looking for a rescued Sheltie after Storm died, wanted one 2 years or older.
Sheltie -mix in Akron.
Psychic says escaped Sheltie may be in Berks.
Foxy is a 7-year-old spayed Sheltie mix.
6 Yr Old Female Sheltie (Named Molly).
Cousins Joy Mano and her Sheltie, Angel, and Mariana Waite and her King Charles Spaniel, Oliver, await the judges at the all-breed dog show at the recent History Fair in Sinclairville.