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The Manx each uisce or water-horse. Not as dangerous or greedy as its Highland counterpart, the Manx cabyll-ushtey appears in relatively few folk narratives. It might seize cows and tear them to pieces, stampede horses, or steal children. See also the Manx GLAISTYN, Welsh CEFFYL DWFR, and Scottish KELPIE and GLASHTIN. Folk motif: B17.2.1.

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