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- proper n. A fairy tale of many different versions, especially the ones by Charles Perrault and more recently the Brothers Grimm, about a young girl who walks though the forest to visit her grandmother and encounters the Big Bad Wolf (or another vicious wolf, which may be a werewolf in archaic versions).
- proper n. The fictional girl who is the protagonist and title character in this story.
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He pictured the press making Kristine Granger Little Red Riding Hood and casting him in the role of the big bad wolf.