noun Scot.
a mythical creature that looks like a seal in water but assumes human form on land.
Also, sealchie, silkie. Unabridged
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selkie (ˈsɛlkɪ)
(Scot) a variant of silkie

silkie or selkie (ˈsɪlkɪ)
a Scot word for seal
[from earlier Scot selich, Old English seolh]
selkie or selkie
[from earlier Scot selich, Old English seolh]

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Selkie, a border collie recovering from a tennis ball addiction, gets her cue.
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