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in Celtic folklore, household spirit associated with farmsteads. Brownies help with chores, but, if criticized, they will make mischief, such as spoiling crops. If payment other than food is offered a brownie, he vanishes from a farm forever.

brownie

(in folklore) an elf said to do helpful work at night, esp household chores
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So in 1910, the brownie guides (originally called the Rosebuds - you can see why that didn't catch on), girl guides or girl scouts, and ranger guides, were formed, with Agnes as leader.
Swimming teams, Brownie Guides, local history clubs from Alnwick to Stanley are all vying for the cash and need you to help them out.
Families looked on as the parade, which also included members of the Royal British Legion and local cadets and Brownie Guides, made its way through the town.
From Brownie Guides to swimming clubs, Wish groups are busy collecting as many tokens as they can for their favourite cause.
That's how 10 year old Brownie Guides behave when they're about to go on their first sausage sizzle.
From Brownie guides to swimming clubs and schools - more than 250 charities and not-for-profit organisations have registered for a slice of the cash.
5 North View, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, NE28 30th and 33rd Gateshead Brownies We are Brownie Guides in the Gateshead area.