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'''Neekerbreekers''' - so named for the sound they produce - are large and loud relatives to the cricket. They dwelt in the [[Midgewater Marshes]], so called by [[Sam Gamgee]].
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'''Neekerbreekers''' - so named for the sound they produce - are large and loud relatives to the cricket. They dwelt in the [[Midgewater Marshes]], so called by [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam Gamgee]].
 
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Neekerbreekers were named so because of their sound, perhaps like that of a cricket.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 760</ref>
 
Neekerbreekers were named so because of their sound, perhaps like that of a cricket.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 760</ref>
 
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Neekerbreekers - so named for the sound they produce - are large and loud relatives to the cricket. They dwelt in the Midgewater Marshes, so called by Sam Gamgee.

Etymology

Neekerbreekers were named so because of their sound, perhaps like that of a cricket.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 760