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Master

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A title used most commonly for the ancient and powerful being known to the [[Elves]] as [[Iarwain Ben-adar]], and to the hobbits as [[Tom Bombadil]], whose jolly and riddling songs gave him mastery over all things in his domain. Though the title 'Master' is almost always used as a reference to Tom, there is one exception: the [[Orcs|Orc]] [[Uglúk]] used the title of his own Master, the [[Wizards|Wizard]] [[Saruman]].
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A title used most commonly for the ancient and powerful being known to the [[Elves]] as [[Iarwain Ben-adar]], and to the hobbits as [[Tom Bombadil]], whose jolly and riddling songs gave him mastery over all things in his domain.  
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Though most commonly used in reference to Tom, there are a number of other characters who have also been honoured with it:
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* [[Frodo Baggins]] was called Master by both [[Samwise Gamgee]] and [[Gollum]], the latter case due to Frodo's ownership of Gollum's 'precious': the [[One Ring]].
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* The [[Orcs|Orc]] [[Uglúk]] used the title of his own Master, the [[Wizards|Wizard]] [[Saruman]].
  
 
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Revision as of 08:14, 17 September 2007

A title used most commonly for the ancient and powerful being known to the Elves as Iarwain Ben-adar, and to the hobbits as Tom Bombadil, whose jolly and riddling songs gave him mastery over all things in his domain.

Though most commonly used in reference to Tom, there are a number of other characters who have also been honoured with it: