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Óin

Meaning: old Norse 'fearful'

Location(s): Blue Mountains, Erebor, Moria

Race/Species: Dwarf

Dates: III 2774 - 2994

Parents: Gróin (father)

Siblings: Glóin

Spouse: N/A

Children: N/A

Description:
Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin, and Gloin were their names; and very soon two purple hoods, a grey hood, a brown hood, and a white hood were hanging on the pegs, and off they marched with their broad hands stuck in their gold and silver belts to join the others.
-An Unexpected Party, The Hobbit


Dwarves can make a fire almost anywhere out of almost anything, wind or no wind; but they could not do it that night, not even Oin and Gloin, who were specially good at it.
-Roast Mutton, The Hobbit


Gandalf, too, was lying down after doing his part in setting the fire going, since Oin and Gloin had lost their tinder-boxes.
-Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire, The Hobbit


'It is grim reading,' he said. 'I fear their end was cruel. Listen! We cannot get out. We cannot get out. They have taken the Bridge and second hall. Frár and Lóni and Náli fell there. Then there are four lines smeared so that I can only read went 5 days ago. The last lines run the pool is up to the wall at Westgate. The Watcher in the Water took Óin. [...]
-The Bridge of Khazad-dûm, The Fellowship of the Ring

Contributors:
Kitt of Lindon 10.31.04.

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