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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 ?
PUCK. I do love, madam, To show you all your dangers--when you're past them!
"Will you take me out in the trotting wagon with Puck?"
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.
We never saw aught o' them, for she broached tull what o' the wheel goun', an' two men o' us was drownded off the house, no tull mention the carpenter thot we pucked up ot the break o' the poop wuth every bone o' hus body broke tull he was like so much jelly."
PPG and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced that official game pucks featuring thermochromic coatings supplied by PPG will be in play at the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium on New Years Day.
Pucks for Autism is an Adult Hockey tournament held each year at Glacier Ice Arena in Vernon Hills to help raise awareness and support for children and young adults on the autism spectrum.
"There's a sizable number of individual pucks on that conveyor system, and each one would have to be changed out if different tape sizes required different pucks," Kostopoulos says.
As with other types of blind hockey pucks, the one used at games this year included ball bearings inside so it can rattle when it is moving so players with limited or no vision can hear where the puck is if they cannot see it.
"We talked about establishing a net-front presence, working the puck down low, getting pucks to the net, driving the net, looking for those rebounds with sticks on the ice,'' Calabro said.
The Premier County keeper had four shots to spare over Down's Graham Clarke, with Galway's James Skehill taking third spot in 57 pucks, with 42 yards to spare over former champion Jerry Fallon of Roscommon.
Ethan saw the practice pucks sitting on the ice, and he picked one up just like all the other guys did.