meaning of brummfidel

Any idea what Brummfidel means in English, as in the phrase "Brummfidel, Pestilenz und Weltuntergang." I've checked about 20 online dictionaries. No luck.


Ian Johnston

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by: Joanna

Hi Ian
Never heard of the term, but did find it here, and wondering if related to quietschfidel? - implying something like happily bumbling and buzzing?
Is that any help?!

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