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'''Chetwood''' was the broad woodland that lay to the north and east of the [[Bree-hill]]. The village of [[Archet]] was built among the trees near its edge.
 
'''Chetwood''' was the broad woodland that lay to the north and east of the [[Bree-hill]]. The village of [[Archet]] was built among the trees near its edge.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Chet is a British word meaning "Forest, wood", related to [[Celtic]]. The effect of a compound name from Celtic and English words of the same meaning are seen in Brill, Oxfordshire (bree + hill; bree meaning "hill")
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Chet is a British word meaning "Forest, wood", related to [[Celtic]]. The effect of a compound name from Celtic and English words of the same meaning are seen in Brill, Oxfordshire (bree + hill; bree meaning "hill").<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 765</ref>
  
There is a Cheetwood in Lancashire and a Chetwode in Buckinghamshire.
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There is a Cheetwood in [[wikipedia:Lancashire|Lancashire]] and a [[wikipedia:Chetwode|Chetwode]] in [[wikipedia:Buckinghamshire|Buckinghamshire]].
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[[de:Chetwald]]
 
[[de:Chetwald]]
 
[[fi:Aarnimetsä]]
 
[[fi:Aarnimetsä]]
 
[[fr:encyclo:geographie:forets:eriador:bois_de_chet]]
 
[[fr:encyclo:geographie:forets:eriador:bois_de_chet]]

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Chetwood was the broad woodland that lay to the north and east of the Bree-hill. The village of Archet was built among the trees near its edge.

Etymology

Chet is a British word meaning "Forest, wood", related to Celtic. The effect of a compound name from Celtic and English words of the same meaning are seen in Brill, Oxfordshire (bree + hill; bree meaning "hill").[1]

There is a Cheetwood in Lancashire and a Chetwode in Buckinghamshire.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 765