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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).
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Grimm

(ɡrɪm)
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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
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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 text is based on translations from the Grimms' Kinder und Hausmarchen by
'Ich wage die Gedanken in der Schale meines Zornes und die Werke mit dem Gewichte meines Grimms.' I like it!"
But the Dwarf answered: No; something human is dearer to me than the wealth of all the world." GRIMM'S TALES.
The winged fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations.
There's a fable of Grimm's about a man without a shadow, a man who's lost his shadow.
"Not that I ever heard of," answered Flambeau; "but my information is fragmentary, and only comes from my old friend Grimm. He was a very able detective in the German service, and he tried to arrest me; I arrested him instead, and we had many interesting chats.
"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.
Masques et metamorphoses de l'auteur dans les contes de Grimm. Pour une lecture rapprochee des textes [Masks and metamorphosis of the author in the Grimms' tales.
That dog, Ace, alerted his handler to the potential presence of drugs in Brian Grimms car after police had stopped Grimm for failing to wear a seatbelt onthe Baltimore-Washington Parkway near the Arundel Mills shopping center in Hanover on April 9, 2014.
While many fans of the (http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2015/07/09/rescuing-wonderful-shivery-grimm-tales/) Grimm brothers' work assume that the Grimms were the original creators of such classics as "Snow White," "Cinderella," or "Rapunzel," neither ever penned a single original fairy tale.
The series, loosely based on Grimms' Fairy Tales, follows Nick's adventures after learning he's descended from an ancient line of hunters - or Grimms - who have the ability to fight the supernatural forces that live among us.