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Glóin is an Old Norse dwarf-name, probably meaning 'gleaming one'

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Glóin son of Gróin

Companion of Bilbo and father of Gimli Elf-friend

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Son of Gróin, and father of Gimli Elf-friend, Glóin accompanied Gandalf and Bilbo Baggins on the Quest of Erebor and years later was present with his son at the Council of Elrond.


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