Knecht Ruprecht

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EtymologyEdit

Knecht + Ruprecht

Proper nounEdit

Knecht Ruprecht

  1. farmhand Ruprecht, servant Ruprecht, a demonic figure who used to accompany St. Nicholas to punish bad children with his Rute; based on mythical winter figures going back to pagan times

SynonymsEdit

  • Hans Muff
  • Krampus m
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