Map of the Windle-reach (partially conjectural)
A stretch of the Withywindle that ran from the Withy-weir down to the landing at Grindwall. It was used by Tom Bombadil on at least one occasion, and was doubtless also traversed by the Hobbits who lived in this region. The Windle of the name is a contraction of the Withywindle, and literally means 'winding', while a reach is a relatively straight and calm part of a river, so the name in full means 'straight course on the winding river'.
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