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1kelpie

noun kel·pie \ˈkel-pē\

Definition of KELPIE

:  a water sprite of Scottish folklore that delights in or brings about the drowning of wayfarers
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Origin of KELPIE

perhaps from Scottish Gaelic cailpeach, colpach heifer, colt
First Known Use: 1747

2kelpie

noun

Definition of KELPIE

:  any of a breed of energetic working dogs developed in Australia from British sheepdogs

Origin of KELPIE

Kelpie, name of a dog of this breed
First Known Use: 1903

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