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Gorgumoth was the great hound of Mandos according to the early version of the Legendarium in The Book of Lost Tales. It is said that it guarded Melko, bound in Lumbi, after his final defeat.[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "VI. The History of Eriol or Ælfwine and the End of the Tales", p. 278