Shetland

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English[edit]

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From Scots Shetland, Middle Scots Ȝetland, from Old Norse Hjaltland, a compound of hjalt (hilt) and land (land).

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Shetland

  1. The Shetland Islands.
  2. A historical county of Scotland.

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Shetland (countable and uncountable, plural Shetlands)

  1. (uncountable) A particular breed of pony.
  2. (countable) A pony of this breed.
  3. (uncountable) A particular breed of sheep.
  4. (countable) A sheep of this breed.
  5. (uncountable) Alternative letter-case form of shetland: light, loose wool fabric.
    • 1991, Stephen Fry, The Liar, p. 24:
      ...I'll tell you what else is a fact. It's a fact that he is wearing his blue Shetland turtle-neck today. Even as we speak his body is moving inside it. Warm and quick. It's more than flesh and blood can stand.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Shetland

  1. Shetland

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Shetland

  1. Shetland

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Slovak[edit]

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Shetland

  1. genitive of Shetlandy

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Shetland n (genitive Shetlands)

  1. Shetland Islands (group of islands); Contraction of Shetlandsöarna.