Locust

Shout-out for a rather biblical image.  We don’t see any real locusts in the secondary world of Middle Earth, and I wonder if they exist unmentioned and Bilbo (the diarist) used this simile or if the word was chosen by the translator (Tolkien).

  • 17.041 like a sea of locusts.

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