Definitions for kelpieˈkɛl pi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kelpy, kelpie(noun)

    (Scottish folklore) water spirit in the form of a horse that likes to drown its riders

  2. kelpie(noun)

    an Australian sheepdog with pointed ears


  1. kelpie(Noun)

    (Celtic folklore) A malevolent shapeshifting spirit, most often in the form of a horse, believed to haunt the rivers and lochs of Scotland.

  2. kelpie(Noun)

    An Australian breed of sheepdog.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kelpie(noun)

    alt. of Kelpy


  1. Kelpie

    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

  1. Kelpie

    an imaginary water-spirit which, it is said, appears generally in the form of a horse.

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