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Thain

Thain is sometimes a misspelling of train.

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Thain: In J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional universe of Middle-earth, the Thain was the traditional military leader of the Hobbits of the Shire. The Hobbits first chose a Thain to "hold the authority of the king" when Arvedui, last King of Arnor, was lost and the kingship in the North discontinued. The Thainship was originally held by the Oldbuck Clan. In 1740 SR, it passed to the Tooks, and has remained a hereditary position in their clan ever since. Though a viceregal position, the Thain never wielded significant political authority, as the Shire remained a very loosely organized society and rarely faced military threats from outside.

  • also known as 法拉墨·圖克

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Google previewTelephony (1916)

Thain is a vital. pr'sctieal. ulf-sacrlfieing will! that you may have a lorry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Co. (9 61 F u Fig. 91. Personality Plea Carried Out Very Well.

Google previewJournal of an embassy from the governor-general of India to the court of Ava ... 1827, with an appendix by prof. Buckland and mr. Clift (1829)

by John Crawfurd, William Buckland

Rama- thain is a large town, half-way between Ava and Tongo, or fifty taings distant from each. Mait'hila ...

Google previewN.E.L.A. Bulletin ... (1913)

by National Electric Light Association

Thain is an inquiry which like horse races may involve differences of opinion. 286 N. E. L. A. BULLETIN.

Google previewAn English-Konkani Dictionary (1883)

by Angelus Francis Xavier Maffei

thain thaun; tant- lean. Theologian, s. Devasamandisa- stri, -stria, m., n. u. Theological, a. Devasamandi, n. u. Theology, s. Devasamandisastru, -ra, n., n. u. Theorem, s. prameya, -ya, n., (Sans., Mr.) = proposition to be proved; ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of The Great Recession 2007-2012 (2012)

by Jerry M. Rosenberg

THAIN, JOHN A. Was chairman and chief executive of Merrill Lynch; became chairman and chief executive of CIT Group. THATCHER, MARGARET.

Google previewKhasi-English Dictionary (1906)

by Nissor Singh, Philip Richard Thornhagh Gurdon

THAIN , THAP-MRAD Thain, v. to weave, to knit, to plait ;— -ka, n. district, direction. - *Thait, v. to cut asunder, to snap; — a. weary, exhausted. Thait-thait, ad. without intermission, inoessantly, [as, "ki kynr rup thait-thdit ha doh ia u."] Thala, a.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Gossypium to Linociera (1890)

by Sir George Watt

- Thain¢ichio, thain uche d - film, TAM. ; Rudraksha, lidn'k-patth, TEL. 5 Bucha-pattiibi, ruiirifksltg, AN.

Google previewAn English expositour, or Compleat dictionary: teaching the interpretation of the hardest words, and most usefull terms of art used in our language. First set forth by J. B. Dr of Physick ... And now the sixth time revised, corrected, and very much augmented ... By a lover of the arts. The author named in the preface as John Bulloker (1684)

thain o P O breathe out of the body. Poreus. Full of pores. Porphyry. A kind of red marble. Port. An haven, or haventown » fornetime a ftately train or behaviour. Portable. Which may eafily be carried. Portage. Carrizge, tranfporting ; also the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1846)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses, Authorized by the Names of the Writers by Whom They are Used, Or the Titles of the Works in which They Occur, and Derived from Their Originals by John Jamieson

THAIN, adj. Not sufficiently roasted or boiled, S. W. Thane. THAINS, s. pl. Perhaps gossamer. ...A. Hume.—A.S. than, madidus, humidus. THAIR. Used, in composition, like E. there; originally the genit. dat. and abl. of the A.S. article, thaere; ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

Gary Thain (b. 15 May 1948, Wellington, ...

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