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"The Big Folk and the Little Folk (as they called one another) were on friendly terms, minding their own affairs in their own ways, but both rightly regarding themselves as necessary parts of the Bree-folk."
At the Sign of the Prancing Pony

Little Folk was a term for Hobbits, used especially by both Men (Big Folk) and Hobbits in Bree.[1] It was also used by Boromir, a member of the Fellowship of the Ring, on Caradhras,[2] and thus it may be assumed was in common use by men who knew about the Halflings.

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Ring Goes South"