shetland pony

Shetland po·ny
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈʃetlənd ˈpoʊ ni/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈʃetlənd ˈpoʊ ni/

Definitions of shetland pony words

  • noun shetland pony one of a breed of small but sturdy, rough-coated ponies, raised originally in the Shetland Islands. 1
  • noun shetland pony small breed of horse 1
  • noun shetland pony a very small sturdy breed of pony with a long shaggy mane and tail 0
  • noun shetland pony any of a breed of hardy pony (typically 38-40 in, 96.5-101.5 cm, in height), originally from the Shetland Islands, with a full mane and tail and a shaggy coat in winter 0

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Origin of shetland pony

First appearance:

before 1795
One of the 43% newest English words
First recorded in 1795-1805

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shetland pony popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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