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Old Words and Names in the Shire

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'''''Old Words and Names in the Shire''''' was a short treatise written by [[Meriadoc Brandybuck|Merry Brandybuck]] sometime after the [[War of the Ring]].  It this work Merry discussed the kinship with the language of the [[Rohirrim]] of such "shire-words" as ''[[mathom]]'' and old elements in place names.  This treatise was kept in the library of [[Bucklebury]].<ref>{{FR|Records}}</ref>
 
'''''Old Words and Names in the Shire''''' was a short treatise written by [[Meriadoc Brandybuck|Merry Brandybuck]] sometime after the [[War of the Ring]].  It this work Merry discussed the kinship with the language of the [[Rohirrim]] of such "shire-words" as ''[[mathom]]'' and old elements in place names.  This treatise was kept in the library of [[Bucklebury]].<ref>{{FR|Records}}</ref>
 
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Old Words and Names in the Shire was a short treatise written by Merry Brandybuck sometime after the War of the Ring. It this work Merry discussed the kinship with the language of the Rohirrim of such "shire-words" as mathom and old elements in place names. This treatise was kept in the library of Bucklebury.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "Prologue", "Note on the Shire Records"