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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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Not that I ever heard of," answered Flambeau; "but my information is fragmentary, and only comes from my old friend Grimm.
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.
The winged fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations.
One young performer |during Greenhead College's production of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales
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Grimm has accepted the debate offer from KQQZ today.
Grimm spends much of his book tracing the history of dogs and cats from wild animals to humans' tools and on to beloved pets.
According to Gilbert White, vicar of Selborne in Hampshire, Samuel Hieronymus Grimm (1733-94) was a man of 'genius, assiduity and modest behaviour'.
Grimm said studies have already shown that cholesterol promotes the formation of so-called senile plaques.
Woolton Grimm's Director Paul Arends says: "Our show will feature classic stories from the Grimm tales, together with a whole host of princes, dwarves, the occasional damsel in distress.
Burry insists that, although he will never pander, he does try to be accessible since The Brothers Grimm will be many children's first opera.