Girdle of Melian

   The sorcerous web that protected Doriath.
   The fence of enchantment set around Thingol's kingdom of Doriath by Melian his Queen, preventing entry into his land without his will and consent.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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