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No-Legs Riddle

Type: Songs & Stories

Description:One of the riddles that Bilbo asked Gollum during their riddle contest.

“No-legs lay on one-leg, two-legs sat near on three-legs, four-legs got some.”
The answer: “Fish on a little table, man at table sitting on a stool, the cat has the bones."

Riddles in the Dark, pg. 88, The Hobbit

Contributors: Still Anonymous, 03/01/04

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