Rumpelstiltskin(redirected from Rumpelstilskin)
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stamps ground in rage over lass’s discovery of his name. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Rumpelstiltskin]
homunculus spins gold in exchange for lass’s first child. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Grimm, 196]
his name overheard by queen’s messenger, allowing spell to be broken. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Grimm, 19]
dwarf who spun gold from straw to help imprisoned girl. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Rumpelstiltskin]
See: Sewing and Weaving
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