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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|Havens}}</ref>
 
'''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>
 
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[[Tolkien]] mentions that "rumble" is not a meaningful word in the [[Hobbitish]] of that era<ref>[[Nomenclature]]</ref>
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[[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] mentions that "rumble" is not a meaningful word in the [[Hobbitish]] of that era.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 762</ref>
 
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Revision as of 12:40, 11 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. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 762