Surname of Gimli son of GlÃ³in.
The title and surname of Gimli of the Fellowship of the Ring, given in token of his great friendship with Legolas of the Wood-elves.
The Men of the Three Houses of BÃ«or, Haleth, and Hador, the Edain. In the AkallabÃªth and in Of the Rings of Power used of those NÃºmenÃ³reans who were not estranged from the Eldar; see Elendili. In 'Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age', the reference is no doubt to the Men of Gondor and the DÃºnedain of the North.
Those Mortals with the special favour of the Elves.
Those, usually among Men, who were recognised by the Elves as providing special aid or alliance. The Elvish term was Elendili, seen for example in the name of Elendil.