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- n. Plural form of tommyknocker.
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Kobolds and tommyknockers, mostly, those creatures that invested rock rather than earth, and who hated mankind with an enduring passion as the invader and despoiler of their secret underground fastnesses.
brandi, if you are a fan of old school king (the stand, the tommyknockers, needful things, etc) you'll like Under the Dome. (i'm about 200 pages from finishing)
Mon 11/09/09 3: 06 PM lol … I will fire up another one to that! tho I do like S’s tommyknockers …
3I've heard all manner of tales about evil creatures that dwell in the groundminer goblins, kobolds, tommyknockers.