Foul creatures bred by Saruman.
   Creatures bred from Orcs and Men by the Wizard Saruman in his stronghold at Isengard. Like Sauron's Uruk-hai, they could withstand sunlight. The more Man-like of them, of perhaps a slightly different breed, were known as Goblin-men.

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

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