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The '''Oak''' was one of the most common [[trees]] in [[Middle-earth]], found throughout the numerous forests.
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The '''Oak''' was one of the most common [[trees]] in [[Middle-earth]], found throughout the numerous forests. [[Thorin|Thorin II]] became known as "[[Oakenshield]]" when he chopped off a bough of an oak to ward off the blows of enemies in the [[Battle of Nanduhirion]].<ref>{{App|Durin}}</ref>
  
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The Oak was one of the most common trees in Middle-earth, found throughout the numerous forests. Thorin II became known as "Oakenshield" when he chopped off a bough of an oak to ward off the blows of enemies in the Battle of Nanduhirion.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"