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Tim

The name Tim refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Tim (disambiguation).
Tim
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Tim, said to be the "nuncle" of Tom Bombadil, is only mentioned in verse composed by Sam Gamgee. In the poem, Tom encounters an old troll, gnawing on the shinbone of Tim.[1][2] Most likely, Tim was only an invention by the poet.[3]

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River-woman
 
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TIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goldberry
 
Tom Bombadil
 
 
 
 
 
 


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Flight to the Ford"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "The Stone Troll"
  3. Robert Foster (1978), The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, p. 385
Legendary Races of Arda
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Individuals:  The Hunter · Lonely Troll · Man in the Moon · The Rider · River-woman · Tarlang · Tim