Nameless Things

 / Nameless Thing
   Unknown creatures at the roots of the world.
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   "Far, far below the deepest delvings of the Dwarves, the world is gnawed by nameless things." (Words of Gandalf from The Two Towers III 5, The White Rider)
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   The secret and very ancient creatures that dwell in the dark depths of the world. Gandalf came upon them in the depths beneath Moria, but would say nothing of them to his companions.

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

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