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Rob·in Good·fel·low(rŏb′ĭn go͝od′fĕl′ō)
A mischievous sprite in English folklore; Puck.
Robin Goodfellow(ˈrɒbɪn ˈɡʊdˌfɛləʊ)
(European Myth & Legend) another name for puck2
a black disk of vulcanized rubber that is hit into the goal in a game of ice hockey.
[1890–95; compare dial. (Hiberno-E, Canadian Maritimes, Newfoundland) puck a sharp blow, to hit sharply, butt, Irish poc male deer or goat, butt (of a goat), stroke of the stick (in hurling)]
a mischievous sprite in English folklore who appears as a character in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
[before 1000; Middle English pouke, Old English pūca; c. Old Norse pūki a mischievous demon]