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Rushock Bog

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'''Rushock Bog''' was a swamp on [[The Water]] in the [[Westfarthing]], south of [[Needlehole]] and to the north-west of [[Hobbiton]].<ref>{{FR|Part}}</ref>
 
'''Rushock Bog''' was a swamp on [[The Water]] in the [[Westfarthing]], south of [[Needlehole]] and to the north-west of [[Hobbiton]].<ref>{{FR|Part}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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[[David Salo]] suggested an etymology from [[Old English|Old Hobbitish]] *''Ryscuc'' meaning "rushy place"
 
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Revision as of 12:30, 20 March 2013

Rushock Bog
Physical Description
TypeSwamp
LocationThe Water, Westfarthing
RealmsThe Shire

Rushock Bog was a swamp on The Water in the Westfarthing, south of Needlehole and to the north-west of Hobbiton.[1]

Etymology

David Salo suggested an etymology from Old Hobbitish *Ryscuc meaning "rushy place"

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Part of the Shire" map