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A Shire-moot was a gathering of Hobbits summoned by the Thain of the Shire, who was also the master of the Shire-moot. By the end of the Third Age a Shire-moot was only held in times of emergency.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "Prologue", "Of the Ordering of the Shire"