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kelpie

1, kelpy
an Australian breed of sheepdog, originally developed from Scottish collies, having a smooth coat of various colours and erect ears

kelpie

2
(in Scottish folklore) a water spirit in the form of a horse that drowned its riders
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Enlisting the help of her maid, she ventures out into the city in disguise and discovers something incredible--a water horse named Lucien.
As for the name, The Kelpies, this is derived from ancient stories of mythical water horses.
This is a terrific story about, of all things, killer water horses.
6 (4) THE WATER HORSE: LEGEND OF THE DEEP (PG) The Water Horse sketches a relationship between the creature and the youngster, and the bittersweet resolution unabashedly goes for the tear ducts, with an obvious nod to FreeWilly.
The Water Horse sketches a very similar relationship between the creature and the youngster, and the bittersweet resolution unabashedly goes for the tear ducts, with an obvious nod to Free Willy.
Jay Russell ("Tuck Everlasting") has made another free family film with The Water Horse, drawing on the story of the Loch Ness monster.
However the discovery of the water horse, dubbed Crusoe, soon has them working together to keep the secret.
IT'S THE YEAR OF THE WATER HORSE -- time to frolic with your favorite filly.
And while the visual effects of the water horse are well-crafted, they are not allowed to overwhelm the rest of the movie.
Vice President Jejomar Binay, he said, was born in the Year of the Water Horse.
The kelpie is a supernatural water horse from Celtic folklore, believed to haunt the rivers and lochs.
Recent examples include the A80 Mermaid, named Arria, unveiled last summer on the dual carriageway near Cumbernauld, the Big Heids project in Lanarkshire and the upcoming Kelpies, a massive mystical water horse feature at the Falkirk Wheel.