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wield
used in The Return of the King

17 uses
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Definition to have or use — such as
  • to wield an ax — to hold or use an ax (especially to handle it well)
  • to wield power or influence — to have or exercise power or influence
  • I can ride and wield blade, and I do not fear either pain or death.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (68% in)
wield = use
  • But he wields great dominion, nonetheless,' said Gimli; 'and now he will strike more swiftly.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (45% in)
  • So great a power as the Dark Lord seems now to wield might well contain us in battle before the City and yet strike with great force across the River away beyond the Gate of Kings.
    5.3 -- Book 5 Chapter 3 -- The Muster of Rohan (64% in)
  • For I can still wield a brand.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (53% in)
  • Not tall, but broad and grim, bearded like dwarves, wielding great axes.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (67% in)
  • Great beasts drew it, Orcs surrounded it, and behind walked mountain-trolls to wield it.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (95% in)
  • He was still in command, wielding great powers.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (1% in)
  • A great black mace he wielded.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (15% in)
  • No other blade, not though mightier hands had wielded it, would have dealt that foe a wound so bitter, cleaving the undead flesh, breaking the spell that knit his unseen sinews to his will.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (54% in)
  • There came Legolas, and Gimli wielding his axe, and Halbarad with the standard, and Elladan and Elrohir with stars on their brow, and the dour-handed Dunedain, Rangers of the North, leading a great valour of the folk of Lebennin and Lamedon and the fiefs of the South.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (85% in)
  • The oars were now wielded by free men, and manfully they laboured; yet slowly we passed up the Great River, for we strove against its stream, and though that is not swift down in the South, we had no help of wind.
    5.9 -- Book 5 Chapter 9 -- The Last Debate (50% in)
  • For if we have found this thing, there are some among us with strength enough to wield it.
    5.9 -- Book 5 Chapter 9 -- The Last Debate (69% in)
  • Also we could not learn how to wield the full power all in a day.
    5.9 -- Book 5 Chapter 9 -- The Last Debate (72% in)
  • Taller and broader than Men they were, and they were clad only in close-fitting mesh of horny scales, or maybe that was their hideous hide; but they bore round bucklers huge and black and wielded heavy hammers in their knotted hands.
    5.10 -- Book 5 Chapter 10 -- The Black Gate Opens (95% in)
  • The whole mind and purpose of the Power that wielded them was now bent with overwhelming force upon the Mountain.
    6.3 -- Book 6 Chapter 3 -- Mount Doom (90% in)
  • A great lord is that, and a healer; and it is a thing passing strange to me that the healing hand should also wield the sword.
    6.5 -- Book 6 Chapter 5 -- The Steward and the King (4% in)
  • Here is Aragorn son of Arathorn, chieftain of the Dunedain of Arnor, Captain of the Host of the West, bearer of the Star of the North, wielder of the Sword Reforged, victorious in battle, whose hands bring healing, the Elfstone, Elessar of the line of Valandil, Isildur's son, Elendil's son of Numenor.
    6.5 -- Book 6 Chapter 5 -- The Steward and the King (60% in)

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