Definitions for kelpieˈkɛl pi
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(Scottish folklore) water spirit in the form of a horse that likes to drown its riders
an Australian sheepdog with pointed ears
(Celtic folklore) A malevolent shapeshifting spirit, most often in the form of a horse, believed to haunt the rivers and lochs of Scotland.
An Australian breed of sheepdog.
alt. of Kelpy
The kelpie is a supernatural water horse from Celtic folklore that is believed to haunt the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland; the name may be from Scottish Gaelic cailpeach or colpach "heifer, colt".
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an imaginary water-spirit which, it is said, appears generally in the form of a horse.
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