Ja·kob Lud·wig Karl [yah-kop loot-vikh kahrl, lood-] /ˈyɑ kɒp ˈlut vɪx kɑrl, ˈlud-/, 1785–1863, and his brother Wil·helm Karl [vil-helm] /ˈvɪl hɛlm/, 1786–1859, German philologists and folklorists. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of grimm

  • Grimm believed them to be uralt, and attributed them to the 5th and 6th centuries.

  • For references to seven other forms of the story, see Grimm, KM., iii.

    Russian Fairy Tales

    W. R. S. Ralston

  • In each story (as in Grimm's version also) the Fox appears as a helper.

  • Grimm's Hotel is in reality a block of flats, with a restaurant attached.

    The Man Who Knew

    Edgar Wallace

  • Why, this business has been in the Grimm family for over a hundred years.

British Dictionary definitions for grimm



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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