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Rumble Family

The Rumble Family was a Hobbit family.[1]

[edit] 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. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 762