Rumpelstiltskin

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Etymology[edit]

German Rumpelstilzchen

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Rumpelstiltskin

  1. A fairy tale about a dwarf who saves the miller’s daughter by spinning straw into gold in exchange for her first-born child, but is foiled when she guesses his name.
  2. The fictional dwarf who is the title character of that story.

Synonyms[edit]

  • English: Tom Tit Tot (from English Fairy Tales, collected & edited by Joseph Jacobs, 1884)

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