Rumpelstiltskin

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Rumpelstiltskin

(ˌrʌmpəlˈstɪltskɪn)
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(European Myth & Legend) a dwarf in a German folktale who aids the king's bride on condition that she give him her first child or guess the dwarf's name. She guesses correctly and in his rage he destroys himself

Rum•pel•stilts•kin

(ˌrʌm pəlˈstɪlt skɪn)

n.
a dwarf in a German folktale who spins flax into gold for a young woman on the condition that she give him her first child or else guess his name.
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Noun1.Rumpelstiltskin - a dwarf in one of the fairy stories of the brothers GrimmRumpelstiltskin - 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
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