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Kelpie or Kelpy

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A spirit of the waters in the form of a horse, in Scottish mythology. Not unlike the Irish Phooka. (See Fairy.)

“Every lake has its Kelpie or Water-horse, often seen by the shepherd sitting upon the brow of a rock, dashing along the surface of the deep, or browsing upon the pasture on its verge.”—Graham: Sketches of Perthshire.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Keep Company with (To)
Keep Good Hours (To)
Keep it Dark
Keep One’s Countenance (To)
Keep One’s Own Counsel (To)
Keep your Breath to Cool your Porridge
Keep your Powder Dry
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Ken or Kiun
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