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Duilin of Gondolin

The name Duilin refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Duilin (disambiguation).

Duilin was an elf-lord of Gondolin, chief of the House of the Swallow, as is stated in the Fall of Gondolin. He was a master archer, as well as the "swiftest of all men to run and leap". He perished during the Fall upon the walls even as he shot, smitten by a fiery bolt of the Balrogs.

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