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Old Toby

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'''Old Toby''' was one of the most notable of the three varieties of the plant known as pipe-weed or [[Halflings]]' Leaf, grown in the region around [[Longbottom]] in the [[Shire]]'s [[Southfarthing]]. It took its name from the famous old Hobbit who introduced pipe-weed to the Shire, the original "Old Toby", [[Tobold Hornblower]], who grew the first true pipe-weed in his gardens in the days of Isengrim the 2nd about the year 1070 of Shire-reckoning. How Old Toby came by the plant is not recorded, for to his dying day he would not tell.
'''Old Toby''' was one of the most notable varieties of the plant known as pipe-weed or [[Halflings]]' Leaf, grown in the region around [[Longbottom]] in the [[Shire]]'s [[Southfarthing]]. It took its name from the famous old Hobbit who introduced pipe-weed to the Shire, the original "Old Toby", [[Tobold Hornblower]].
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Revision as of 14:10, 13 February 2009

This article is about the pipe-weed. For the the Hobbit named "Old Toby", see Tobold Hornblower.

Old Toby was one of the most notable of the three varieties of the plant known as pipe-weed or Halflings' Leaf, grown in the region around Longbottom in the Shire's Southfarthing. It took its name from the famous old Hobbit who introduced pipe-weed to the Shire, the original "Old Toby", Tobold Hornblower, who grew the first true pipe-weed in his gardens in the days of Isengrim the 2nd about the year 1070 of Shire-reckoning. How Old Toby came by the plant is not recorded, for to his dying day he would not tell.