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Luckwearer

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'''Luckwearer''' was one of several names and titles given to himself by [[Bilbo Baggins]] during his encounter with the dragon [[Smaug]]. Bilbo made these titles intentionally obscure and mysterious: 'Luckwearer' is a reference to the [[The One Ring|Magic Ring]] Bilbo wore, and his extraordinary good luck - as he thought - in finding it within the [[Orcs|Goblins]]' dark tunnels.
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'''Luckwearer''' was one of several names and titles given to himself by [[Bilbo Baggins]] during his encounter with the dragon [[Smaug]]. Bilbo made these titles intentionally obscure and mysterious: 'Luckwearer' is a reference to the [[The One Ring|Magic Ring]] Bilbo wore, and his extraordinary good luck - as he thought - in finding it within the [[Orcs|Goblins]]' dark tunnels.<ref>{{H|Inside}}</ref>
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Revision as of 05:58, 7 October 2011

Luckwearer was one of several names and titles given to himself by Bilbo Baggins during his encounter with the dragon Smaug. Bilbo made these titles intentionally obscure and mysterious: 'Luckwearer' is a reference to the Magic Ring Bilbo wore, and his extraordinary good luck - as he thought - in finding it within the Goblins' dark tunnels.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "Inside Information"