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  • Updated 8 February 2002
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Old Toby

The nickname of Tobold Hornblower

The nickname given to Tobold Hornblower, the famous old hobbit who introduced pipe-weed into the Shire. One of the most popular varieties of the weed was named 'Old Toby' in his honour.

See also...

Old Toby, Pipe-weed

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