Till Eulenspiegel

or Tyll Eu·len·spie·gel, Tyl Eul·en·spie·gel

[ til-oi-luhn-shpee-guhl ]

noun
  1. a legendary German peasant of the 14th century whose practical jokes yielded many stories.

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How to use Till Eulenspiegel in a sentence

  • More recently the composer has won success with a work on the subject of Till Eulenspiegel.

    The Opera | R.A. Streatfeild
  • Till Eulenspiegel is the only new ballet the Russians have produced in America.

    Interpreters | Carl Van Vechten
  • But no one was buying, only looking—like Till Eulenspiegel, as though the smell was enough.

    Germany in War Time | Mary Ethel McAuley
  • Strauss remarked that in Till Eulenspiegel he had given the critics a hard nut to crack.

  • His version of this episode fits the music and, in the original Till Eulenspiegel stories, Till is not hanged, but dies in bed.

    Interpreters | Carl Van Vechten

British Dictionary definitions for Till Eulenspiegel

Till Eulenspiegel

/ (ˈtɪl ˈɔɪlənˌʃpiːɡəl) /


noun
  1. ?14th century, legendary German peasant, whose pranks became the subject of many tales

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