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Uin

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Great whale of [[Ulmo]], which he used to drag [[Tol Eressea]] towards [[Valinor]] in the earlier versions of the mythology. Also pulled his '[[fishy cart]]'.
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'''Uin''' was a great whale in the service of [[Ulmo]], who he used to drag [[Tol Eressea]] towards [[Valinor]] in the earlier versions of the legendarium. Uin also pulled Ulmo's [[fishy cart]]. Uin does not appear in any later version of the legendarium, and his role seems to have been merged with Ulmo himself.  
  
Source: [[The History of Middle-earth]]: [[The Book of Lost Tales 1]].
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==References==
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* ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part 1]]''
  
 
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Revision as of 09:01, 12 March 2008

Uin was a great whale in the service of Ulmo, who he used to drag Tol Eressea towards Valinor in the earlier versions of the legendarium. Uin also pulled Ulmo's fishy cart. Uin does not appear in any later version of the legendarium, and his role seems to have been merged with Ulmo himself.

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