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Woses is a name for the Drúedain, used mainly by the Rohirrim.


In Western folklore, the Woodwose is a hairy, troll-like being supposed to inhabit woods and forests and the figure was used on coats-of-arms and illuminations during the middle-ages up to the renaissance.


The word Wose represents Tolkien's translation of the actual word róg of the Rohirrim into archaic English. The word comes from Old English Wuduwasas and means "Wild men of the woods".

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