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Neekerbreekers

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Neekerbreekers are large, loud, and evil relatives to the cricket that dwell in the [[Midgewater Marshes]].
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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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==Etymology==
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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>
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==External links==
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*[http://lingwe.blogspot.com/2011/11/beware-neekerbreekers.html Beware the Neekerbreekers] at [http://lingwe.blogspot.com/ Linwgë.blogspot.com]
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[[Category:Insects]]

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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]

External links

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