Definition of Kelpies

1. Noun. (plural of kelpie) ¹



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Definition of Kelpies

1. kelpy [n] - See also: kelpy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kelpies

keloidal
keloidosis
keloids
keloplasty
kelotomies
kelotomy
kelp
kelp greenling
kelped
kelper
kelpers
kelpfish
kelpfishes
kelpie
kelpies (current term)
kelping
kelps
kelpware
kelpwort
kelpy
kelson
kelsons
kelt
kelter
kelters
keltie
kelties
kelts
kelty

Literary usage of Kelpies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annals of Horticulture (1849)
"Night- star, Honey-bell, and the Queen of the kelpies, strive for their ... The kelpies have taken possession of a tub of water, and Randy upsets some ..."

2. Travels in Scotland by Johann Georg Kohl (1849)
"Fairies and elves, again, are a distinct order of beings from kelpies—these being malignant water-spirits, which popular superstition has invested with the ..."

3. A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans by James Browne (1843)
"... shown by them in educating their Children—Highland Garb—Dress of the women—Antiquity of Tartan —Superstitions of the Highlanders—kelpies, ..."

4. On the Ancient British, Roman, & Saxon Antiquities & Folk-lore of Worcestershire by Jabez Allies (1852)
"kelpies. Mr. Stewart also speaks of superstitions in the Highlands relative ... There are marks in the old red sand stone in Forfarshire, called " kelpies' ..."

5. Old Mother Earth: Her High-ways and By-ways by Josephine Simpson (1890)
"WATER kelpies. the stricken, hapless daughters of the air vanished so swiftly into space, there suddenly sprang up in the same spot, a countless throng of ..."

6. On the ancient British, Roman, and Saxon antiquities of Worcestershire by Jabez Allies (1852)
"kelpies. Mr. Stewart also speaks of superstitions in the Highlands ... There are marks in the old red sand stone in Forfarshire, called " kelpies' feet. ..."

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