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Master

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'''Master''' was 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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'''Master''' was a title used for many people, the most prominent being [[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:
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Other characters who have also been honoured with this title include:
 
* [[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]].
 
* [[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]].
* The elected civil leader of [[Esgaroth]] upon the Long Lake was called Master.
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* The elected civil leader of [[Esgaroth]] upon the Long Lake was called [[Master of Lake-town|Master]].
* The [[Orcs|Orc]] [[Uglúk]] used the title of his own Master, the [[Wizards|Wizard]] [[Saruman]].
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* The [[Uruk-hai|Uruk]] [[Uglúk]] used the title of his own Master, the [[Wizards|Wizard]] [[Saruman]].
  
 
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Revision as of 20:31, 13 August 2008

Master was a title used for many people, the most prominent being Tom Bombadil, whose jolly and riddling songs gave him mastery over all things in his domain.

Other characters who have also been honoured with this title include: