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 Kelpie or Kelpy.Ke’ma. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Kelso Convoy (A).
A step and a half over the door-stone or threshold.   1
        “It’s no expected your honour suld leave the land; it’s just a Kelso convoy, a step and a half ower the door stane.”—Sir W. Scott: The Antiquary, chap. xxx.

 Kelpie or Kelpy.Ke’ma. 

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