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mysterious - apparently some kind of water-spirit- associated with the [[Withywindle]] in the [[Old Forest]]. She was the mother of [[Goldberry]], who was for this reason known as the River-daughter'.
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The River-woman was a mysterious person - apparently some kind of water-spirit - associated with the Withywindle in the Old Forest. She was the mother of Goldberry, who was for this reason known as the "River-daughter". After Tom Bombadil had been pulled into the river by the swimming Goldberry she swam "back to her mother's house in the deepest hollow".