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dwell
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

2 meanings, 70 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
It dwells in the forest.
Definition
make one's home in; or to live in; or to stay (in a place)
  • ...dwelling still in the lands that we gave them long ago...
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (72% in)
dwelling = living (or making their home in)
There are no more uses of "dwell" flagged with this meaning in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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2  —9 uses as in:
a modest dwelling
Definition
a house or shelter in which someone lives
  • ...and I came at long last to the dwelling of Saruman.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (58% in)
dwelling = home (or place in which someone lives)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Their dwellings were apt to become rather crowded with mathoms, and many of the presents that passed from hand to hand were of that son.
    Prologue (33% in)
  • All Hobbits had originally lived in holes in the ground, or so they believed, and in such dwellings they still felt most at home; but in the course of time they had been obliged to adopt other forms of abode.
    Prologue (35% in)
  • Frodo had chosen it, because it stood in an out-of-the-way corner of the country, and there were no other dwellings close by.
    1.5 -- Book 1 Chapter 5 -- A Conspiracy Unmasked (21% in)
  • In those days no other Men had settled dwellings so far west, or within a hundred leagues of the Shire.
    1.9 -- Book 1 Chapter 9 -- At the Sign of The Prancing Pony (3% in)
  • That is the fairest of all the dwellings of my people.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (11% in)
  • 'Then many of the Elves of Nimrodel's kindred left their dwellings and departed and she was lost far in the South, in the passes of the White Mountains; and she came not to the ship where Amroth her lover waited for her.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (39% in)
  • Orophin has now gone in haste back to our dwellings to warn our people.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (64% in)
  • The other may walk free for a while, until we come nearer to our dwellings, down in Egladil, in the Angle between the waters.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (72% in)

There are no more uses of "dwelling" flagged with this meaning in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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exact meaning not specified
  • It is a rich and pleasant land, and its grass has no rival; but in these evil days folk do not dwell by the River or ride often to its shores.
    2.9 -- Book 2 Chapter 9 -- The Great River (10% in)
  • Their earliest tales seem to glimpse a time when they dwelt in the upper vales of Anduin, between the eaves of Greenwood the Great and the Misty Mountains.
    Prologue (14% in)
  • They came west after the Harfoots and followed the course of the Loudwater southwards; and there many of them long dwelt between Tharbad and the borders of Dunland before they moved north again.
    Prologue (18% in)
  • Indeed, a remnant still dwelt there of the Dunedain, the kings of Men that came over the Sea out of Westernesse; but they were dwindling fast and the lands of their North Kingdom were falling far and wide into waste.
    Prologue (20% in)
  • They passed over the Bridge of Stonebows, that had been built in the days of the power of the North Kingdom, and they took ail the land beyond to dwell in, between the river and the Far Downs.
    Prologue (24% in)
  • For the Elves of the High Kindred had not yet forsaken Middle-earth, and they dwelt still at that time at the Grey Havens away to the west, and in other places within reach of the Shire.
    Prologue (40% in)
  • It is said that Celeborn went to dwell there after the departure of Galadriel; but there is no record of the day when at last he sought the Grey Havens, and with him went the last living memory of the Elder Days in Middle-earth.
    Prologue (**% in)
  • He spoke lightly; but his heart was moved suddenly with a desire to see the house of Elrond Halfelven, and breathe the air of that deep valley where many of the Fair Folk still dwelt in peace.
    1.3 -- Book 1 Chapter 3 -- Three is Company (7% in)
  • We still remember, we who dwell In this far land beneath the trees, Thy starlight on the Western Seas.
    1.3 -- Book 1 Chapter 3 -- Three is Company (73% in)
  • But some of our kinsfolk dwell still in peace in Rivendell.
    1.3 -- Book 1 Chapter 3 -- Three is Company (76% in)
  • Others dwelt here before hobbits were; and others will dwell here again when hobbits are no more.
    1.3 -- Book 1 Chapter 3 -- Three is Company (93% in)
  • Others dwelt here before hobbits were; and others will dwell here again when hobbits are no more.
    1.3 -- Book 1 Chapter 3 -- Three is Company (93% in)
  • To Rivendell, where Elves yet dwell In glades beneath the misty fell, Through moor and waste we ride in haste, And whither then we cannot tell.
    1.5 -- Book 1 Chapter 5 -- A Conspiracy Unmasked (76% in)
  • In those days the Great Enemy, of whom Sauron of Mordor was but a servant, dwelt in Angband in the North, and the Elves of the West coming back to Middle-earth made war upon him to regain the Silmarils which he had stolen; and the fathers of Men aided the Elves.
    1.11 -- Book 1 Chapter 11 -- A Knife in the Dark (86% in)
  • Athelas they named it, and it grows now sparsely and only near places where they dwelt or camped of old; and it is not known in the North, except to some of those who wander in the Wild.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Flight to the Ford (11% in)
  • Men once dwelt here, ages ago; but none remain now.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Flight to the Ford (28% in)
  • I dwelt there once, and still I return when I may.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Flight to the Ford (29% in)
  • In a case in the hills he dwelt alone, And meat was hard to come by.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Flight to the Ford (56% in)
  • No others that dwelt in the wide world had voices so fair to hear.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Flight to the Ford (69% in)
  • 'This is Glorfindel, who dwells in the house of Elrond,' said Strider.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Flight to the Ford (70% in)
  • They do not fear the Ringwraiths, for those who have dwelt in the Blessed Realm live at once in both worlds, and against both the Seen and the Unseen they have great power.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Many Meetings (21% in)
  • Indeed there is a power in Rivendell to withstand the might of Mordor, for a while: and elsewhere other powers still dwell.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Many Meetings (22% in)
  • It is largely on account of Balin that I have come to ask the advice of those that dwell in Rivendell.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Many Meetings (58% in)
  • He came unto the timeless halls where shining fall the countless years, and endless reigns theElder King in Ilmarin on Mountain sheer; and words unheard were spoken then of folk of Men and Elven-kin, beyond the world were visions showed forbid to those that dwell therein.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Many Meetings (87% in)
  • And he asked urgently concerning hobbits, of what kind they were, and where they dwelt.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (7% in)
  • In the North after the war and the slaughter of the Gladden Fields the Men of Westernesse were diminished, and their city of Annuminas beside Lake Evendim fell into ruin; and the heirs of Valandil removed and dwelt at Fornost on the high North Downs, and that now too is desolate.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (17% in)
  • In that dream I thought the eastern sky grew dark and there was a growing thunder, but in the West a pale light lingered, and out of it I heard a voice, remote but clear, crying: Seek for the Sword that was broken: In Imladris it dwells; There shall be counsels taken Stronger than Morgul-spells.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (23% in)
  • This only would he say, that Imladris was of old the name among the Elves of a far northern dale, where Elrond the Halfelven dwelt, greatest of lore-masters.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (23% in)
  • For here the heirs of Valandil have ever dwelt in long line unbroken from father unto son for many generations.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (28% in)
  • Sauron also had watched us, and had long prepared against our stroke, governing Mordor from afar through Minas Morgul, where his Nine servants dwelt, until all was ready.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (36% in)
  • There we had rumour of him, and we guess that he dwelt there long in the dark hills; but we never found him, and at last I despaired.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (39% in)
  • All know in Gondor that he went first to Minas Anor and dwelt a while with his nephew Meneldil, instructing him, before he committed to him the rule of the South Kingdom.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (42% in)
  • For this scroll concerns the Ring, and thus wrote Isildur therein: _The Great Ring shall go now to be an heirloom of the North Kingdom; but records of it shall be left in Gondor, where also dwell the heirs of Elendil, lest a time come when the memory of these great matters shall grow dim.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (42% in)
  • It was Radagast the Brown, who at one time dwelt at Rhosgobel, near the borders of Mirkwood.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (54% in)
  • And I was glad, for in the Riddermark of Rohan the Rohirrim, the Horse-lords, dwell, and there are no horses like those that are bred in that great vale between the Misty Mountains and the White.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (71% in)
  • And they who dwell beyond the Sea would not receive it: for good or ill it belongs to Middle-earth; it is for us who still dwell here to deal with it.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (85% in)
  • And they who dwell beyond the Sea would not receive it: for good or ill it belongs to Middle-earth; it is for us who still dwell here to deal with it.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (85% in)
  • Much evil must befall a country before it wholly forgets the Elves, if once they dwelt there.
    2.3 -- Book 2 Chapter 3 -- The Ring Goes South (52% in)
  • No folk dwell here now, but many other creatures live here at all times, especially birds.
    2.3 -- Book 2 Chapter 3 -- The Ring Goes South (54% in)
  • I alone of you have ever been in the dungeons of the Dark Lord, and only in his older and lesser dwelling in Dol Guldur.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- A Journey in the Dark (7% in)
  • He did not speak aloud his thought that whatever it was that dwelt in the lake, it had seized on Frodo first among all the Company.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- A Journey in the Dark (59% in)
  • The world is grey, the mountains old, The forge's fire is ashen-cold No harp is wrung, no hammer falls: The darkness dwells in Durin's halls The shadow lies upon his tomb In Moria, in Khazad-dum.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- A Journey in the Dark (88% in)
  • Then comes _We have taken the twentyfirst hall of North end to dwell in.
    2.5 -- Book 2 Chapter 5 -- The Bridge of Khazad-dum (8% in)
  • 'If Elves indeed still dwell here in the darkening world,' said Gimli.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (27% in)
  • Nevertheless its folk are seldom seen, and maybe they dwell now deep in the woods and far from the northern border.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (28% in)
  • 'Indeed deep in the wood they dwell,' said Aragorn, and sighed as if some memory stirred in him.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (28% in)
  • It is told that she had a house built in the branches of a tree that grew near the falls; for that was the custom of the Elves of Lorien, to dwell in the trees, and maybe it is so still.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (40% in)
  • 'And even in these latter days dwelling in the trees might be thought safer than sitting on the ground,' said Gimli.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (41% in)
  • We seldom use any tongue but our own; for we dwell now in the heart of the forest, and do not willingly have dealings with any other folk.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (49% in)
  • We had not heard of hobbits, or halflings, for many a long year, and did not know that any yet dwelt in Middle-earth.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (51% in)
  • 'Happy folk are Hobbits to dwell near the shores of the sea!
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (79% in)
  • In the midst upon a stony height stands Dol Guldur, where long the hidden Enemy had his dwelling.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (97% in)
  • 'Here is the heart of Elvendom on earth,' he said, 'and here my heart dwells ever, unless there be a light beyond the dark roads that we still must tread, you and I. Come with me!
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (**% in)
  • Here is the city of the Galadhrim where dwell the Lord Celeborn and Galadriel the Lady of Lorien.
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Mirror of Galadriel (3% in)
  • 'Here dwell Celeborn and Galadriel,' said Haldir.
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Mirror of Galadriel (9% in)
  • He has dwelt in the West since the days of dawn, and I have dwelt with him years uncounted; for ere the fall of Nargothrond or Gondolin I passed over the mountains, and together through ages of the world we have fought the long defeat.
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Mirror of Galadriel (29% in)
  • He has dwelt in the West since the days of dawn, and I have dwelt with him years uncounted; for ere the fall of Nargothrond or Gondolin I passed over the mountains, and together through ages of the world we have fought the long defeat.
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Mirror of Galadriel (30% in)
  • All the while that they dwelt there the sun shone clear, save for a gentle rain that fell at times, and passed away leaving all things fresh and clean.
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Mirror of Galadriel (42% in)
  • Too long I have dwelt upon this Hither Shore And in a fading crown have twined the golden elanor.
    2.8 -- Book 2 Chapter 8 -- Farewell to Lorien (48% in)
  • Boromir strode up and down, speaking ever more loudly: Almost he seemed to have forgotten Frodo, while his talk dwelt on walls and weapons, and the mustering of men; and he drew plans for great alliances and glorious victories to be; and he cast down Mordor, and became himself a mighty king, benevolent and wise.
    2.10 -- Book 2 Chapter 10 -- The Breaking of the Fellowship (29% in)

There are no more uses of "dwell" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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