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Elvet-isle

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Elvet-isle was an island in the Withywindle in the Old Forest. The isle was inhabited by swans.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Elvet is an old word meaning "swan" from the Old English elfetu or ilfetu.[source?]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Bombadil Goes Boating"