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First cultivated in c. III 2670 (1070 by the Shire-reckoning)
Grown especially in the Southfarthing of the Shire, and also on the Bree-hill
Cultivated from wild herbs by Tobold Hornblower, possibly originating from the Bree-land
Most commonly enjoyed by Hobbits, though members of various other races also enjoyed smoking a pipe
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Halflings’ Leaf

Another name for pipe-weed

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Tobacco; smoking was invented by the Hobbits, and great quantities of Leaf, as it was called, were grown in the Shire, especially the warmer regions of the Southfarthing.

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