Lithe refers to two feast days of the Shire Calendar that lay either side of Midyear's Day (and, in a leap year, the special feast-day of the Overlithe).
Events that occurred on 1 Lithe:
Old English líða, is the old name for the months June and July.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Shire Calendar"
- ↑ 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. 780-1