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On its southern slopes there were flourishing growths of pipe-weed, which was probably brought to the north along the Greenway and the Bree-hobbits claimed they were the first actual smokers of the leaf. Being an ancient cross-road, the "art" spread from there to other wanderers and races. Tobold Hornblower probably discovered the leaf there, introducing it to the Shire.