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

By Oliver Loo

The ebook comprises over 1100 phrases and is meant to be a short reference advisor for the reader of The Hobbit & The Lord of the earrings, the place previous, unusual and archaic phrases might be quick appeared up and their which means made transparent. Draught for instance happens 35 instances within the textual content with a minimum of five diverse meanings. It potential 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 drag in one other and at last the intensity a vessel sinks within the water. One must recognize the entire meanings for you to totally comprehend the textual content. The phrases within the first component to 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 selected be aware with no regard to the place it truly is used. additionally integrated is the sentence the place the observe is used to supply the reader with the contextual surroundings of the observe within the sentence it's utilized in as an relief to appreciate the which means.

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See text above for greybeards. solemnities 208 Observance of rites; as on an important occasion; special formality. all the more reason for taking us to him," burst in Fili, who was getting impatient at these solemnities. quays 209 An artificial landing place, as of masonry, built along navigable water, for the use of vessels arriving, unloading or loading cargo, etc. This was a wide circle of quiet water surrounded by the tall piles on which were built the greater houses, and by long wooden quays with many steps and ladders going down….

Barrel 29 A cylinder or drum. The round part of a key. " he said, and handed to Thorin a key with a long barrel and intricate wards…. bay 295 A stand made by a hunted animal to face or repel pursuers, or, fig. by a person, etc. forced to face a foe or a difficulty. the elf-lords were at bay about their king upon the southern arm…. beats me To baffle, perplex. See text above for ell. bebother 19 To confuse, to give trouble. See text above for confusticate. beset 279 To set, stud, or surround with something; also to surround as in a siege or attack, hem in; attack on all sides; assail.

Succoured 277 British preferred form of succor; to run under; run to aid; help; to help or relieve in difficulty, want or distress; to furnish with military assistance; auxiliary forces; reinforcements. The Elvenking is my friend, and he has succoured the people of the Lake in their need…. besieged 278 To lay siege to; beset with or as with a siege; assail persistently. "I declare the Mountain besieged. Chapter 16 A thief in the Night beset 279 To set, stud, or surround with something; also to surround as in a siege or attack, hem in; attack on all sides; assail.

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