Please note “smoke rings” with no hyphen at [04.013] and [07.116].  The Chapter 8 quote refers to blowing them back in the Shire.

  • 01.011 But I have no time to blow smoke-rings this morning.
  • 01.012 and blew out another even bigger smoke-ring.
  • 01.068 he sent a smaller smoke-ring from his short clay-pipe
  • 01.068 Then Gandalf’s smoke-ring would go green
  • 01.068 He was blowing the most enormous smoke-rings,
  • 01.068 he loved smoke-rings –
  • 01.068 of the smoke-rings he had sent up the wind over The Hill.
  • 04.013 and blew smoke rings,
  • 07.116 this is a splendid place for smoke rings!
  • 08.092 besides blowing smoke-rings,

Update 2016.05.02: I have added the “food” tag, as blowing smoke rings has to do with smoking, using a comforting consumable.  Caveat lector.

Hyphenated in its sub-entry.

“smoke, n.” OED Online, Oxford University Press, June 2017, Accessed 21 September 2017.

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