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A small settlement that lay in the hilly region that formed the northern parts of the [[Eastfarthing]], which also gave its name to the surrounding stony hills. [[Tolkien]] associates the name with the English word 'scar', meaning 'rocky cliff', and from among the rocky lands around Scary much of the [[Shire]]'s stone was quarried. During the [[War of the Ring]], the Scary quarries were used by [[Sharkey's Men]] to store their loot, and after Sharkey was defeated, much of this was recovered by the [[Shire-hobbits]].
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'''Scary''' was a small settlement that lay in the hilly region that formed the northern parts of the [[Eastfarthing]], which also gave its name to the surrounding stony hills. [[Tolkien]] associates the name with the English word 'scar', meaning 'rocky cliff', and from among the rocky lands around Scary much of the [[Shire]]'s stone was quarried. During the [[War of the Ring]], the Scary quarries were used by [[Sharkey's Men]] to store their loot, and after Sharkey was defeated, much of this was recovered by the [[Shire-hobbits]].
  
  
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Revision as of 20:32, 6 December 2007

Scary was a small settlement that lay in the hilly region that formed the northern parts of the Eastfarthing, which also gave its name to the surrounding stony hills. Tolkien associates the name with the English word 'scar', meaning 'rocky cliff', and from among the rocky lands around Scary much of the Shire's stone was quarried. During the War of the Ring, the Scary quarries were used by Sharkey's Men to store their loot, and after Sharkey was defeated, much of this was recovered by the Shire-hobbits.