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Grimm

 (grĭm), Jakob Ludwig Karl 1785-1863.
German philologist and folklorist who formulated Grimm's Law (1822), the basis for much of modern comparative linguistics. With his brother Wilhelm Karl (1786-1859) he collected Germanic folk tales and published them as Grimm's Fairy Tales (1812-1815).

Grimm

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(Biography) Jakob Ludwig Karl (ˈjaːkɔp ˈluːtvɪç karl), 1785–1863, and his brother, Wilhelm Karl (ˈvɪlhɛlm karl), 1786–1859, German philologists and folklorists, who collaborated on Grimm's Fairy Tales (1812–22) and began a German dictionary. Jakob is noted also for his philological work Deutsche Grammatik (1819–37), in which he formulated the law named after him

Grimm

(grɪm)

n.
Jakob Ludwig Karl, 1785–1863, and his brother Wilhelm Karl, 1786–1859, German philologists and folklorists.
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Noun1.Grimm - the younger of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories (1786-1859)Grimm - the younger of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories (1786-1859)
2.Grimm - the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy storiesGrimm - the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm's law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)
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The winged fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations.
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I particularly remember that the Chamberlain, or old Grimm or somebody, said how horrible it was, when they came up at her call, to see a girl holding spring flowers and bending over that--that bloody collapse.
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Now he's part of the American Civil Liberties Union legal team that's suing to get Grimm access to the boys' bathroom at his high school.
I think it's incredibly important to highlight this case is about so much more than restrooms," Chase Strangio, a transgender staff attorney with the ACLU LGBT Project, which is representing Grimm, said during a conference call with reporters on Thursday.
One young performer |during Greenhead College's production of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales
Grimm had been set to go to trial in February on charges of evading taxes by hiding more than $1 million in sales and wages while running a Manhattan health-food restaurant.
This Brothers Grimm tale is deftly retold and stunningly illustrated with modern, magical paintings.