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'''Perry-the-Winkle''' was a humorous poem written by [[Samwise Gamgee]] and recorded in the [[Red Book of Westmarch]].<ref>{{AB|Preface}}</ref> It speaks about the [[Lonely Troll]], [[Perry-the-Winkle (hobbit)|Perry-the-Winkle]], [[Farmer Hogg]], [[Pott the Mayor]] and [[Mrs. Bunce]], which were perhaps based on real Hobbits.<ref>{{AB|Perry}}, poem number 8</ref>
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'''Perry-the-Winkle''' was a humorous poem written by [[Samwise Gamgee]] and recorded in the [[Red Book of Westmarch]].<ref>{{AB|Preface}}</ref> It speaks about the [[Lonely Troll]] and three [[Hobbits]], which were perhaps based on real Hobbits.<ref>{{AB|Perry}}, poem number 8</ref>
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==Etymology==
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''[[wikipedia:Periwinkle|Periwinckle]]'' is a marine mollusc and a creeping plant.<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Index:Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien|Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien]]
 
* [[Index:Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien|Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien]]
  
 
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[[Category:Poems in The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]
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[[fi:Mara Hultainen (runo)]]
 
[[fi:Mara Hultainen (runo)]]

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