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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"