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Dates
Location
Served in the Tower of Cirith Ungol
Race
Culture
Pronunciation
Probably 'moo'zgash'
Meaning
Uncertain1

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Muzgash

An orc of the Tower of Cirith Ungol

An orc serving in the garrison of the Tower of Cirith Ungol, under the command of Shagrat. He was caught up in fighting with Gorbag's Morgul-orcs in the Tower; with Lagduf, he attempted to escape, but was shot as he ran through the gate.


Notes

1

The names of Orcs are generally impenetrable, but in this case we do know one word of the Black Speech that may be relevant: ghâsh, which means 'fire'. It's impossible that say for sure whether that word appears as the -gash element in Muzgash's name, but there seems at least a possibility.

See also...

Lagduf

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