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The booklet comprises over 1100 phrases and is meant to be a short reference consultant for the reader of The Hobbit & The Lord of the earrings, the place outdated, unusual and archaic phrases may be quick regarded up and their that means made transparent. Draught for instance happens 35 occasions within the textual content with at the least five diverse meanings. It capacity present of air in a single sentence, consuming, or a drink or potion in one other, one that is drafted into provider in one other, to attract or to drag in one other and at last the intensity a vessel sinks within the water. One must recognize all the meanings with a view to absolutely comprehend the textual content. The phrases within the first component to each one publication are prepared so as of visual appeal within the books. within the final part, the phrases are prepared alphabetically for ease of discovering a specific note with out regard to the place it's used. additionally incorporated is the sentence the place the notice is used to supply the reader with the contextual atmosphere of the be aware within the sentence it's utilized in as an reduction to appreciate the which means.
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One of the larger or main branches. Balin had swarmed up a tall slender fir with few branches and were trying to find a place to sit in the greenery of the topmost boughs. bowls 169 A game, common in Great Britain, in which the players rolled biased or weighted balls along the sward (a stretch of turf) in a effort to bring them near as possible to a stationary ball called the jack; sometimes, skittles, ninepins, or ("American bowls") tenpins. See text above for quoits. braces 13 Suspenders. I can’t think what anybody sees in them," said our Mr.
See text above for yammer. blest 177 Same as blessed. Well I'm blest! ) Poor little blighter…. blimey 44 A vulgar corruption of blind me! or blame me! "Mutton yesterday, mutton today, and blimey, if it don't look like mutton again tomorrer,"…. blind 260 Without discernment, understanding, or judgement; not proceeding form or controlled by reason. the dragon's wrath blazed to its height, till he was blind and mad with it. booby 50 A stupid person; a dunce. "You're a booby," …. boughs 110 A branch of a tree, esp.
He had not been down that way under The Hill for ages and ages…. braces 13 Suspenders. I can’t think what anybody sees in them," said our Mr. Baggins, and stuck one thumb behind his brace…. studs 13 A small button or fastener, commonly of metal, bone, or the like and in the form of a small knob and a disk connected by a stem, used (when passing through small button holes or the like) for holding together parts of dress or for ornament. Cufflinks. Not the wandering wizard that gave Old Took a pair of magic diamond studs that fastened themselves and never came undone….
A Tolkien English Glossary: A Guide to Old Uncommon and Achaic Words Used in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by Oliver Loo