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Pied Piper British & World English

The hero of The Pied Piper of Hamelin, a poem by Robert Browning (1842), based on an old German legend. The piper, dressed in particoloured costume, rid the town of Hamelin (Hameln) in Brunswick of rats by enticing them away with his music, and when refused the promised payment he lured away the town’s children in the same manner

Pied Piper New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

person who entices people to follow them

a Pied Piper in Pied Piper British & World English

A person who entices people to follow them in a particular course of action