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Leaflock

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One of the oldest of the [[Ents]], called [[Finglas]] in [[Elvish]], whose name referred to his leafy 'hair'. According to [[Treebeard]], Leaflock had become tired and tree-like, sometimes sleeping entire seasons through.
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'''Leaflock''' was one of the oldest of the [[Ents]], called [[Finglas]] in [[Elvish]], whose name referred to his leafy 'hair'. According to [[Treebeard]], Leaflock had become tired and tree-like, sometimes sleeping entire seasons through.
 
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Lock here has the meaning of "hair" since it's translation of his [[Sindarin]] name.
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Lock here has the meaning of "hair" since it's translation of his [[Sindarin]] name.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 760</ref>
 
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Leaflock was one of the oldest of the Ents, called Finglas in Elvish, whose name referred to his leafy 'hair'. According to Treebeard, Leaflock had become tired and tree-like, sometimes sleeping entire seasons through.

Etymology

Lock here has the meaning of "hair" since it's translation of his Sindarin name.[1]

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. 760