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Orald was a name for Tom Bombadil used by the Men of the Vales of Anduin and Rohan.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name means "very very old" in Old English[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Council of Elrond"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, The Giving of Names