From shell-pad (“tortoise”) + -ock. Compare West Frisian skelpad, skelpat (“tortoise”), Middle Dutch schildpadde, Middle Low German schildpadde. See also shield-toad.
"shell-paddock." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 15 October 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/shell-paddock>.
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