Definitions for Rumpelstiltskinˌrʌm pəlˈstɪlt skɪn
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a dwarf in one of the fairy stories of the brothers Grimm; tells a woman he will not hold her to a promise if she can guess his name and when she discovers it he is so furious that he destroys himself
A fairy tale collected by the brothers Grimm about a dwarf who saves the milleru2019s daughter by spinning straw into gold in exchange for her first-born child, and whose name is critical to the conclusion.
The fictional dwarf who is the protagonist and title character of that story.
Rumpelstiltskin is the title character and antagonist of a fairy tale that originated in Germany. The tale was collected by the Brothers Grimm in the 1812 edition of Children's and Household Tales. It was subsequently revised in later editions.
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