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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 might be quick regarded up and their that means made transparent. Draught for instance happens 35 instances within the textual content with not less than five assorted meanings. It potential present of air in a single sentence, ingesting, or a drink or potion in one other, person who 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 on the way to totally 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 no regard to the place it's used. additionally integrated is the sentence the place the notice is used to supply the reader with the contextual surroundings of the be aware within the sentence it truly is utilized in as an relief to appreciate the which means.

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Purloined 44 To take dishonestly, steal, of filch; to commit theft. pinched the very mutton off the spits, purloined the beer, and walked off…. burglarious 45 Pertaining to or involving burglary. Of the various burglarious proceedings he had heard of picking the trolls' pockets seemed the least difficult…. copped 45 To catch; lay hold of; also, to steal. "…. Lumme 45 A corruption of (Lord) love me. "Lumme, if I knows! throttled 45 To stop the breath of by compressing the throat; strangle; sometimes, to choke or suffocate in any way.

Than many that have looked more comely in it. Chapter 17 The Clouds Burst stay 287 To stop or halt; cease or desist; pause or wait; as for a moment, before proceeding or continuing. Stay! hauberk 289 Same as haubergeon. A short hauberk, reaching to the middle of the thighs; hence any hauberk. Hauberk: a piece of armor orig. intended for the protection of the neck and shoulders, but early developed into a long coat of mail reaching below the knees. Each one of his folk was clad in a hauberk of steel mail that hung to his knees, and his legs were covered with hose of a fine and flexible metal mesh….

It was tied after all," said he, looking at the snapped painter that was still dangling…. flying 156 To move or pass swiftly; move with a start or rush; spring with violence; also, to flee, run away or take flight. There was a flying sound of hooves on the path…. hind 157 The female of the deer, chiefly the red deer, esp. in and after the third year. appeared some white deer, a hind and fawns as snowy white as the hart had been dark. eerie 158 Affected with supersticious fear, also, inspiring fear, weird, or strange.

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