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Ultimately from Old Norse vargr, meaning both 'wolf' and 'outlaw'


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  • Updated 20 April 2003
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Monstrous wolves of the northern lands

The ferocious and intelligent race of wolves that lived in the northern Vales of Anduin, and probably elsewhere in the north of Middle-earth.

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