- Shetland pony
- Shetland sheepdog
- Shetland wool
- a fabric made from Shetland wool
administrative division of NE Scotland, consisting of a group of islands (Shetland Islands) in the Atlantic, northeast of the Orkney Islands: 566 sq mi (1,466 sq km)
Origin of ShetlandOld Norse Hjaltland
- A fine yarn made from the wool of a breed of sheep originally developed in the Shetland Islands, used for knitting and weaving.
- A garment, especially a sweater, made of this yarn.
Origin of ShetlandAfter the Shetland (Islands)
- lightweight, loosely twisted wool fabric