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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 ?
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The puck that holds the water fits inside the cone.