German - A dwarf. He helped a girl to spin gold from straw in return for the promise of her first child. When she married the king and had a baby, the dwarf respected her grief and said that she could keep the child if she could discover his name in three days. With the help of her maid, who heard strange voices, she won the wager and kept the child, whereupon Rumpelstiltskin disappeared. In some lore, occasionally known as Rumpelstiltskin, Dancing Vargaluska, Dancing Vargaluska, Rumpelstilzchen, Rumpelstilzchen, Titeli'ture, Titeli'ture, Tom-Tit-Tot, Tom-Tit-Tot, Ricdin-Ricdon, Ricdin-Ricdon, Titeliture or Titeliture.

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