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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>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
[[David Salo]] suggested an etymology from [[Old English|Old Hobbitish]] *''Ryscuc'' meaning "rushy place"
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[[David Salo]] suggested an etymology from [[Old English|Old Hobbitish]] *''Ryscuc'' meaning "rushy place".<ref>{{webcite|author=[[David Salo]]|articleurl=http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elfling/message/121|articlename=Hobbitish Place-names|dated=23 November 1998|website=[[Elfling]]}}</ref>
 
{{References}}
 
{{References}}
 
[[Category:Swamps]]
 
[[Category:Swamps]]

Latest 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]

[edit] Etymology

David Salo suggested an etymology from Old Hobbitish *Ryscuc meaning "rushy place".[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Part of the Shire" map
  2. David Salo, "Hobbitish Place-names" dated 23 November 1998, Elfling (accessed 23 September 2014)