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- His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud.1.9 — Book 1 Chapter 9 — At the Sign of The Prancing Pony (59% in)
supple = moving and bending easily — sometimes used figuratively to indicate mental flexibility when adapting to different conditions
- It was close-woven of many rings, as supple almost as linen, cold as ice, and harder than steel.2.3 — Book 2 Chapter 3 — The Ring Goes South (25% in)
There are no more uses of "supple" in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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