puck

  1. a mischievous sprite of English folklore
  2. a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey

Puck

• (n.) A disk of vulcanized rubber used in the game of hockey, as the object to be driven through the goals. • (n.) The goatsucker. • (n.) A celebrated fairy, `the merry wanderer of the night;` -- called also Robin Goodfellow, Friar Rush, Pug, etc.
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Puck

(from the article `caricature and cartoon`) In 1876 Puck was founded. It was soon to develop new artists, notably Joseph Keppler and Bernhard Gillam. They worked in a lithographic style of ... [4 related articles]
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puck

(from the article `ice hockey`) game between two teams, each usually having six players, who wear skates and compete on an ice rink. The object is to propel a vulcanized rubber ...
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puck

1. <medicine> A celebrated fairy, 'the merry wanderer of the night;' called also Robin Goodfellow, Friar Rush, Pug, etc. 'He meeteth Puck, whom most men call Hobgoblin, and on him doth fall.' (Drayton) ... 2. <zoology> The goatsucker. ... Origin: OE. Pouke; cf. OSw. Puke, Icel. Puki an evil demon, W. Pwca a hobgoblin. Cf. Poker a bugbea...
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puck

hockey puck noun a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
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Puck

[A Midsummer Night`s Dream] Puck, also known as Robin Goodfellow, is a character in William Shakespeare`s play A Midsummer Night`s Dream that was based on the ancient figure in English mythology, also called Puck. Puck is a clever, mischievous elf or sprite that personifies the trickster or the wise knave. In the play, Shakespeare introduce...
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Puck

[Glee] ==Development== ===Casting and creation=== Puck is played by Mark Salling. He has also been portrayed as a preschooler by Matthew Lepper in the episode `The Substitute`. Salling had sent 100 packets to agents and managers, and `one called me and submitted me for Glee that day in her office.` He had five auditions for Glee before bein...
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Puck

[literary magazine] Puck: The Unofficial Journal of the Irrepressible was published by San Francisco-based Permeable Press in the early and mid-1990s. Edited by Brian Charles Clark, Puck published numerous writers in the literary underground, including Hugh Fox, Michael Hemmingson, Lance Olsen, Mark Amerika, Freddie Baer, Susan Birkeland, E...
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Puck

[magazine] Puck was the first successful humor magazine in the United States of colorful cartoons, caricatures and political satire of the issues of the day. It was published from 1871 until 1918. ==History== The weekly magazine was founded by Joseph Ferdinand Keppler in St. Louis. It began publishing English and German language editions in...
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Puck

[moon] Puck (k {Respell|PUK|`}) is an inner moon of Uranus. It was discovered in December 1985 by the Voyager 2 spacecraft.{sfn|Smith Soderblom et al.|1986} The name Puck follows the convention of naming Uranus` moons after characters from Shakespeare. The orbit of Puck lies between the rings of Uranus and the first of Uranus` large moons, ...
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Puck

[mythology] In English folklore, Puck is a mischievous nature sprite, demon, or fairy. `Puck` is used as a proper name of such a character, in folklore also known as Robin Goodfellow or by other names or euphemisms, but `puck` may also be used as a common noun to group such characters. ==Origins and comparative folklore== Puck`s euphemistic...
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Puck

Puck noun [ Middle English pouke ; confer OSw. puke , Icelandic pūki an evil demon, W. pwca a hobgoblin. Confer Poker a bugbear, Pug .] 1. (Medi√¶val Myth.) A celebrated fairy, 'the merry wanderer of the night;' -- called also Robin ...
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puck

a black, vulcanized rubber disc, 1-inch thick and 3-inches in diameter, weighing between 5 1/2 and 6 ounces used to play hockey; they are frozen to prevent excessive bouncing and changed throughout the game; can travel up to 120 miles per hour on a slap shot.
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Puck

Any circular piece of metal, fiber, rubber, etc., which drives something from a rotating power source.
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Puck

In English folklore, a mischievous fairy who will play tricks on travellers, assume various shapes, or even spoil the milk. His name is related to `pixie`. He appears as the servant of the fairy...
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puck

in medieval English folklore, a malicious fairy or demon. In Old and Middle English the word meant simply `demon.` In Elizabethan lore he was a ...
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Puck

Knee skids, attached to leathers with hook and loop material, that riders wear to slide their knees
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puck

puck (pŭk) , in Germanic folklore, generic name for various malevolent spirits. The medieval English pouke was often identified with the devil. However, the Puck of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is a mischievous but friendly fairy.
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Puck

Puck is a fairy in
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Puck

Puck is an English name for boys and girls. The meaning is `elf, friend` The name is very rarely given inthe United States. The name Puck is -as far as we know- only given to Dutch girls. The name sounds like: Buck, Beck, Bucky, Paco, Peak Similar names are: Luck, Tuck
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Puck

Puck is Irish slang for a sharp blow.
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Puck

Puck, in astronomy, one of the natural satellites, or moons, of Uranus.
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Puck

Satellite of the planet Uranus. See TABLE 9. URANUS - SATELLITE DATA
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Puck

Semi-tucked shape (piked tuck) allowable in competition for multi-twisting multiple somersaults. For competition, the rules require an angle between the body and thighs, and the thighs and lower legs, of 90
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