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noun as in poltergeist

noun as in water nymph

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It is said; and you know of old that the Kelpie sings or plays a strange tune to wile seamen to their death.

A like fate nearly befell the writer when fishing alone one day in a gloomy, forsaken, kelpie-haunted Border hill loch.

For the first hour and a half of that memorable sail, the Kelpie ran lightly before a delicate breeze.

And now do I believe that they are still at play in the crystal halls of the water kelpie, whence no man can rescue them.

Had Ghaoth slain the kelpie, and was he now perishing there with his teeth fixed in the neck of the Sea-Woman?


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On this page you'll find 131 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kelpie, such as: demon, devil, phantom, shadow, soul, and specter.

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