A Tolkien English Glossary: A Guide to Old Uncommon and by Oliver Loo

By Oliver Loo

The ebook includes over 1100 phrases and is meant to be a brief reference advisor for the reader of The Hobbit & The Lord of the jewelry, the place previous, unusual and archaic phrases should be fast appeared up and their which means made transparent. Draught for instance happens 35 instances within the textual content with no less than five varied meanings. It skill present of air in a single sentence, ingesting, or a drink or potion in one other, one that is drafted into provider in one other, to attract or to tug in one other and eventually the intensity a vessel sinks within the water. One must be aware of all the meanings to be able to absolutely comprehend the textual content. The phrases within the first element of every one ebook are prepared so as of visual appeal within the books. within the final part, the phrases are prepared alphabetically for ease of discovering a selected be aware with no regard to the place it's used. additionally incorporated is the sentence the place the observe is used to supply the reader with the contextual surroundings of the be aware within the sentence it really is utilized in as an relief to appreciate the that means.

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Et cetera Fig. - Figurative Orig: - Originally Specif. – Specifically Preterit: Bygone; past; expressing past time; esp. denoting past action or state simply, without the implication as to continuance; the verb form in this tense. Book & Page Numbers The Hobbit. 1966. Houghton Mifflin Company Boston. 10th Impression H. The Lord of the Rings. 2002 Houghton Mifflin Company, Alan Lee Illustrated. 1st impression. The Harper-Collins 2002 Alan Lee edition has the same pagination as the HM edition; therefore the page numbers are the same for both editions.

See text above for lintel. crannies 220 A small, narrow opening, as in a wall, rock, etc. a silence reigned, broken by no bird or sound except that of the wind in the crannies of stone. Chapter 12 Inside Information thrumming 227 Any dull, monotonous sound. There he lay, a vast red-golden dragon, fast asleep; a thrumming came from his jaws and nostrils, and wisps of smoke…. cowered 229 To bend with knees and back; stand or squat in a bent position; esp. to crouch in fear or shame. the dwarves forgot their joy and their confident boasts of a moment before and cowered down in fright.

Confusticate 19 To confuse, confound, perplex. …. bebother 19 To confuse, to give trouble. See text above for confusticate. lo 19 An exclamation of surprise, greeting, etc. Also, look! see! behold! Lo and behold! there stood Balin and Dwalin at the door of the kitchen…. afresh 19 Again. …they had whisked the trays and a couple of small tables into the parlour and set out everything afresh. fender 21 A metal guard before an open fire; to keep back falling coals. Then they went back, and found Thorin with his feet on the fender….

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