Eulen-spiegel

(Thyl) or Tyll Owl-glass. The hero of a German tale, which relates the pranks and drolleries, the ups and downs, the freaks and fun of a wandering cottager of Brunswick. The author is said to have been Dr. Thomas Murner (1475-1530).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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