Results for: Shire

Where does the shire come from?

England The word derives from 'scir' in Germanic languages meaning giving power to an official. In England from 900AD areas of the kingdom formed separate 'shires', which are (MORE)
In Horses

What is the shire?

The shires horse is a 'heavy' horse, also known as a draught horse often used for pulling carts. These are one of the biggest horse breeds.
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What is Shire Reve?

A reve of the shire was the equivalent of today's Sheriff.  A Reve was the appointed official, by the Lord of that SHIRE/County, who carried out the law of the Lord and in so (MORE)

What is a shire?

Tolkien borrowed the word from Old English, where its meaning was  roughly the same as the modern english word county or the  french word parish refering to a smaller part o (MORE)

What are the institutions in the shire?

There are a number of institutions that can be figured out from the books. There is a post office, as letters were delivered. There is the Mathom House, a sort of museum where (MORE)

What is the Shire Describe it?

The shire is the home of hobbits. Most of the homes are holes in  hills, but these are nice holes, not dark dirty ones. Most of the  hobbits that live in the Shire are farme (MORE)
In Howrse

How do you get a shire on Howrse?

Shires are Draft Breeds - and Howrse doesn't have Draft Breeds. Chances are, if anyone has one - it's an altered Friesian (the closest Draft breed we have). There are variou (MORE)

How do you spell shirely?

The word sought is likely one of these near-homophones: Shirley - female given name surely - certainly, of course
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