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Archet

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'''Archet''' was the most remote of the settlements of the [[Bree-land]], set among the trees on the edge of the [[Chetwood]], somewhat to the east of [[Bree]] itself. A few [[hobbits]] lived there, but the inhabitants were predominantly [[Big Folk]].
 
'''Archet''' was the most remote of the settlements of the [[Bree-land]], set among the trees on the edge of the [[Chetwood]], somewhat to the east of [[Bree]] itself. A few [[hobbits]] lived there, but the inhabitants were predominantly [[Big Folk]].
 
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==Etymology==
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Archet means "High-wood". ''Chet'' is a British word meaning "Forest, wood", related to [[Celtic]]. British ''ard'' means "high"
 
== Portrayals in Adaptations ==
 
== Portrayals in Adaptations ==
 
'''2007: ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online]]'':'''
 
'''2007: ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online]]'':'''

Revision as of 13:59, 5 July 2009

Archet was the most remote of the settlements of the Bree-land, set among the trees on the edge of the Chetwood, somewhat to the east of Bree itself. A few hobbits lived there, but the inhabitants were predominantly Big Folk.

Etymology

Archet means "High-wood". Chet is a British word meaning "Forest, wood", related to Celtic. British ard means "high"

Portrayals in Adaptations

2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Archet is the settlement players start at if they are the race of Man. During the introduction of the Shadows of Angmar it comes under attack by Blackwold brigands who burn many of the homes to the ground. The settlement is commanded by Captain Brackenbrook.