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First mentioned in records c.III 1150; merged with other Hobbit-kinds by the end of the Third Age
'large and strong'


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The broadest and heaviest of Hobbits

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One of the three ancient hobbit-kinds, the broadest and heaviest in build. They were the last of three branches of the hobbits to cross the Misty Mountains into Eriador.

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