The Encyclopedia of Arda - an interactive guide to the world of J.R.R. Tolkien

Indexes:

About this entry:

  • Updated 1 October 2006
  • Updates planned: 2

Longshanks

Bill Ferny’s nickname for Strider

A name used by Bill Ferny as he sneered at Strider and the Hobbits on their departure from Bree. The name is in fact related to Aragorn's other name in Bree, 'Strider'. It simply means 'long-legs', and relates to his considerable height and the long length of his stride.


Indexes:

About this entry:

  • Updated 1 October 2006
  • Updates planned: 2

For acknowledgements and references, see the Disclaimer & Bibliography page.

Original content © copyright Mark Fisher 2006. All rights reserved. For conditions of reuse, see the Site FAQ.

Website services kindly sponsored by Discus, the DISC profiling solution.
There are four key ingredients in a DISC profile: Dominance, Influence, Steadiness and Compliance.
The Encyclopedia of Arda
The Encyclopedia of Arda
Menu
Homepage Search Latest Entries and Updates Random Entry