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Puck

 (pŭk)
n.
A mischievous sprite in English folklore.

[Middle English pouke, goblin, from Old English pūca. Sense 2, after the sprite in A Midsummer Night's Dream by Shakespeare.]

puck

 (pŭk)
n.
A hard rubber disk used in ice hockey.

[Perhaps from dialectal puck, to strike.]

puck

(pʌk)
n
1. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) a small disc of hard rubber used in ice hockey
2. (Team Sports, other than specified) a stroke at the ball in hurling
3. slang Irish a sharp blow
vb (tr)
4. (Team Sports, other than specified) to strike (the ball) in hurling
5. slang Irish to strike hard; punch
[C19: of unknown origin]

puck

(pʌk)
n
(European Myth & Legend) (often capital) a mischievous or evil spirit. Also called: Robin Goodfellow
[Old English pūca, of obscure origin]
ˈpuckish adj

puck

(pʌk)

n.
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)]

Puck

(pʌk)

n.
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]

puck


Past participle: pucked
Gerund: pucking

Imperative
puck
puck
Present
I puck
you puck
he/she/it pucks
we puck
you puck
they puck
Preterite
I pucked
you pucked
he/she/it pucked
we pucked
you pucked
they pucked
Present Continuous
I am pucking
you are pucking
he/she/it is pucking
we are pucking
you are pucking
they are pucking
Present Perfect
I have pucked
you have pucked
he/she/it has pucked
we have pucked
you have pucked
they have pucked
Past Continuous
I was pucking
you were pucking
he/she/it was pucking
we were pucking
you were pucking
they were pucking
Past Perfect
I had pucked
you had pucked
he/she/it had pucked
we had pucked
you had pucked
they had pucked
Future
I will puck
you will puck
he/she/it will puck
we will puck
you will puck
they will puck
Future Perfect
I will have pucked
you will have pucked
he/she/it will have pucked
we will have pucked
you will have pucked
they will have pucked
Future Continuous
I will be pucking
you will be pucking
he/she/it will be pucking
we will be pucking
you will be pucking
they will be pucking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pucking
you have been pucking
he/she/it has been pucking
we have been pucking
you have been pucking
they have been pucking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pucking
you will have been pucking
he/she/it will have been pucking
we will have been pucking
you will have been pucking
they will have been pucking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pucking
you had been pucking
he/she/it had been pucking
we had been pucking
you had been pucking
they had been pucking
Conditional
I would puck
you would puck
he/she/it would puck
we would puck
you would puck
they would puck
Past Conditional
I would have pucked
you would have pucked
he/she/it would have pucked
we would have pucked
you would have pucked
they would have pucked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Puck - a mischievous sprite of English folklore
faerie, faery, fairy, fay, sprite - a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
2.puck - a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockeypuck - a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
disk, disc - a flat circular plate
Translations
jégkorongkorong
puck
puck

puck

1 [pʌk] N (= imp) → duende m (malicioso)

puck

2 [pʌk] N (Sport) → puck m, disco m

puck

[ˈpʌk] n
(= elf) → lutin m
(ICE HOCKEY)palet m, rondelle f (Québec)

puck

1
n (= goblin)Kobold m, → Puck m

puck

2
n (Sport) → Puck m

puck

[pʌk] n (Ice Hockey) → disco
References in classic literature ?
Th' hosses wooant feel YOUR weight no more nor they feel the little doog there, as I puck up on the road a fortni't agoo.
From all I can learn of him, he is a sort of Puck, a professional mischief-maker.
With parallel mode technology, puck is easy to install and available to connect several pucks at the same time.
It's about working hard and digging pucks out of the corners and fighting for it.
It also commented on its vibrant red color, which should make it more visible than previous pucks.
Die-cutting pucks from extruded sheet is probably the cheapest method, Weissmann says.
We need him to be on loose pucks and we need him to keep loose pucks, too.
He gives up a few bad goals, but he also gets to pucks no one else can.
Edmonton couldn't score with the advantage but put two pucks past Potvin in the first 6:02 of the period.
The Kings had two goals disallowed because the pucks were played by high sticks, and in the first minute of the third period the Blue Jackets cleared a loose puck off their own goal line.
Los Angeles also got to loose pucks regularly to create prime scoring chances, but was either turned away by the posts or Potvin.
Coming off perhaps their worst performance of the season, the Ducks played with the urgency and passion they need, fighting for loose pucks and grinding out a 3-1 win against the defending Stanley Cup champ Dallas Stars on Wednesday at the Pond.