Kelpy
Kelpie Kel"pie, Kelpy Kel"py, n.; pl. {Kelpies}. [Cf. Gael. cailpeach, calpach, colpach, a heifer, steer, colt, colpa a cow or horse.] (Scotch Myth.) An imaginary spirit of the waters, horselike in form, vulgarly believed to warn, by preternatural noises and lights, those who are to be drowned. --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]

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