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Windlord was the title of the mighty Lord of the Eagles, Gwaihir, who lived during the time of the War of the Ring.[1] It was the literal meaning of his name translated into English; therefore his name was probably given in Sindarin, then translated into Westron.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Council of Elrond"