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That’s what the fight over the changeling boy is all about; surrendering him to Oberon means forfeiting a piece of her own history and identity, involving a woman (the boy’s mother) Titania had dearly loved.
There are also more troubling tales, one of which is recorded by the Grimms, of elves stealing healthy human babies and leaving deformed or disabled changelings in their place.
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CHANGELING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of changeling for English Language Learners
in stories : a baby that is secretly left to replace another baby
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