By Oliver Loo

The publication 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 could be speedy regarded up and their which means made transparent. Draught for instance happens 35 occasions within the textual content with no less than five diverse meanings. It capability present of air in a single sentence, ingesting, or a drink or potion in one other, one that is drafted into carrier in one other, to attract or to tug in one other and eventually the intensity a vessel sinks within the water. One must understand the entire meanings to be able to absolutely comprehend the textual content. The phrases within the first part of every one e-book are prepared so as of visual appeal within the books. within the final part, the phrases are prepared alphabetically for ease of discovering a specific be aware with out regard to the place it truly is used. additionally integrated is the sentence the place the notice is used to supply the reader with the contextual surroundings of the observe within the sentence it really is utilized in as an reduction to appreciate the that means.

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Old Tomnoddy, all big body, Lazy Lob 171 Lob. Old English for spider. Lazy Lob and crazy Cob crazy Cob 171 Cob. Old English for spider; also, cob-web. See text above for Lazy Lob. nippers 172 One who or that which nips; a device for nipping, as pincers or forceps; one of the great claws of a crustacean. hairy legs waving, nippers and spinners snapping, eyes popping, full of froth and rage. spinners 172 A spider; esp. one which spins a web. See text above for nippers. , something unsubstantial or evanescent (to vanish away; disappear gradually).

In the name of all wonder don't mention the word furrier again as long as you are within a hundred miles of his house, nor rug, cape, tippet, muff, nor any other such unfortunate word! rug 126 A mat or the like made from the pelt of an animal. See text above for furrier. cape 126 A Spanish cloak (with a hood); also, a separate article of attire, being a kind of short loose sleeveless cloak, fitting round the neck and falling over the shoulders as a protection against rain or cold. Waterproof capes of this kind are in common use.

Chapter 7 Queer Lodgings furrier 126 A dealer in or dresser of furs. in the name of all wonder don't mention the word furrier again as long as you are within a hundred miles of his house, nor rug, cape, tippet, muff, nor any other such unfortunate word! rug 126 A mat or the like made from the pelt of an animal. See text above for furrier. cape 126 A Spanish cloak (with a hood); also, a separate article of attire, being a kind of short loose sleeveless cloak, fitting round the neck and falling over the shoulders as a protection against rain or cold.

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