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Widow Rumble

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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