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Widow Rumble

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'''Widow Rumble''' was a [[Hobbits|hobbit]] who looked after [[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast Gamgee]] after the [[War of the Ring]] when his son [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]] moved from [[Bagshot Row]] to [[Bag End]].<ref>{{RK|Grey}}</ref>
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'''Widow Rumble''' was a [[Hobbits|hobbit]] who looked after [[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast Gamgee]] after the [[War of the Ring]] when his son [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]] moved from [[Bagshot Row]] to [[Bag End]].<ref>{{RK|Havens}}</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
[[Tolkien]] mentions that "rumble" is not a meaningful word in the [[Hobbitish]] of that era<ref>[[Nomenclature]]</ref>
 
[[Tolkien]] mentions that "rumble" is not a meaningful word in the [[Hobbitish]] of that era<ref>[[Nomenclature]]</ref>

Revision as of 18:13, 10 October 2010

Widow Rumble was a hobbit who looked after Hamfast Gamgee after the War of the Ring when his son Sam moved from Bagshot Row to Bag End.[1]

Etymology

Tolkien mentions that "rumble" is not a meaningful word in the Hobbitish of that era[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Grey Havens"
  2. Nomenclature