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Wolf (dog)

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The folk of the [[Marish]] near the [[Shire]]'s eastern borders were untrusting of strangers and cautious of intruders. [[Farmer Maggot]] of [[Bamfurlong]] was one of these, and to protect himself from unwanted visitors he kept three large dogs: [[Grip]], [[Fang]] and '''Wolf'''. All three dogs were wolf-like in appearance, which is doubtless the source of Wolf's name. Of the three, circumstantial evidence suggests that Wolf was the largest, and the one who threatened [[Frodo]] when he encountered Maggot while travelling to [[Buckland]].
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'''Wolf''' was one of the three [[Dogs|dogs]] kept by [[Farmer Maggot]], a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]]. The folk of the [[Marish]] near the Shire's eastern borders were untrusting of strangers and cautious of intruders. Farmer Maggot was one of these, and to protect himself from unwanted visitors he kept three large dogs: [[Grip]], [[Fang (dog)|Fang]] and Wolf. All three dogs were wolf-like in appearance, which is doubtless the source of Wolf's name. Of the three, circumstantial evidence suggests that Wolf was the largest, and the one who threatened [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] when he encountered Maggot while travelling to [[Buckland]].<ref>{{FR|I4}}</ref>
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Latest revision as of 21:16, 10 April 2011

The name Wolf refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Wolf (disambiguation).

Wolf was one of the three dogs kept by Farmer Maggot, a Hobbit of the Shire. The folk of the Marish near the Shire's eastern borders were untrusting of strangers and cautious of intruders. Farmer Maggot was one of these, and to protect himself from unwanted visitors he kept three large dogs: Grip, Fang and Wolf. All three dogs were wolf-like in appearance, which is doubtless the source of Wolf's name. Of the three, circumstantial evidence suggests that Wolf was the largest, and the one who threatened Frodo when he encountered Maggot while travelling to Buckland.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Short Cut to Mushrooms"