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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''''' - 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]].
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
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'' were named so because of their sound, perhaps like that of a cricket.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 760</ref>
 
==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]
 
*[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.

[edit] Etymology

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

[edit] External links

[edit] 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