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'''Tolman ("Tom") Cotton Senior''' ([[Third Age]] 2941 – [[Fourth Age]] 19, aged 99 years) was a respected [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of the [[Shire]], who played an important part in rallying the [[Shire-hobbits]] during the last days of the [[War of the Ring]]. He became [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam Gamgee]]'s father-in-law through his daughter [[Rose Cotton|Rose]].
 
'''Tolman ("Tom") Cotton Senior''' ([[Third Age]] 2941 – [[Fourth Age]] 19, aged 99 years) was a respected [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of the [[Shire]], who played an important part in rallying the [[Shire-hobbits]] during the last days of the [[War of the Ring]]. He became [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam Gamgee]]'s father-in-law through his daughter [[Rose Cotton|Rose]].
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==Etymology==
 
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From [[Old English]] ''tōl'' + ''mann'' meaning "tool person"
 
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The name Tom refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Tom (disambiguation).

Tolman ("Tom") Cotton Senior (Third Age 2941 – Fourth Age 19, aged 99 years) was a respected Hobbit of the Shire, who played an important part in rallying the Shire-hobbits during the last days of the War of the Ring. He became Sam Gamgee's father-in-law through his daughter Rose. Other children of Tom and Lily Cotton were Tolman Jr., Wilcome ("Jolly"), Bowman ("Nick") and Carl ("Nibs").

Etymology

From Old English tōl + mann meaning "tool person"