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Ringwinner was one of several names and titles used by Bilbo Baggins during his encounter with the dragon Smaug. Bilbo made these titles intentionally obscure and mysterious: 'Ringwinner' referred to the Magic Ring Bilbo wore, and his "winning" of it after the riddle-game with Gollum.[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "Inside Information"