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<b>Lockbearer</b> is the name that [[Galadriel]] uses of [[Gimli]] in her message delivered by [[Gandalf]] in the [[Fangorn]] Forest. Galadriel had given three golden strands of her hair to Gimli as a farewell present in [[Lothlórien]].
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{{quote| 'To Gimli son of Glóin', she said, 'give his Lady's greeting. Lockbearer, wherever thou goest my thought goes with thee. But have a care to lay thine axe to the right tree!' |Gandalf passing on Galadriel's message<ref name="Rider">{{FR|II8}}</ref>}}
  
Gandalf says: <i>'"To Gimli son of Glóin", she said, "give his Lady's greeting. Lockbearer, wherever thou goest my thought goes with thee. But have a care to lay thine axe to the right tree!"'</i> (LoTR, Book II, Ch. 5).
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'''Lockbearer''' was the name that [[Galadriel]] used of [[Gimli]] in her message delivered by [[Gandalf]] in the [[Fangorn Forest]],<ref>{{TT|III5}}</ref> so chosen because Galadriel had given [[Hair of Galadriel|three golden strands of her hair]] to Gimli as a farewell present (at his request) in [[Lothlórien]].<ref name="Rider"/>
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" 'To Gimli son of Glóin', she said, 'give his Lady's greeting. Lockbearer, wherever thou goest my thought goes with thee. But have a care to lay thine axe to the right tree!' "
― Gandalf passing on Galadriel's message[1]

Lockbearer was the name that Galadriel used of Gimli in her message delivered by Gandalf in the Fangorn Forest,[2] so chosen because Galadriel had given three golden strands of her hair to Gimli as a farewell present (at his request) in Lothlórien.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Farewell to Lórien"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The White Rider"