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Eulenspiegel

noun
  1. See Till Eulenspiegel
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Historical Examples

  • Those about Eulenspiegel were first reduced to a coherent narrative in 1519.

    Folkways

    William Graham Sumner

  • While they were fighting, Eulenspiegel crept out of the hive and ran away.

  • There seems to be better work in 'Eulenspiegel,' a comic opera founded upon Kotzebue's comedy.

    The Opera

    R.A. Streatfeild

  • Eulenspiegel sees a man with a piece of green cloth, which he resolves to obtain.

  • Eulenspiegel, awakened by the movement, soon discovered the position in which he was placed, and hit upon a plan for escaping.