puck


1puck

noun \ˈpək\

Definition of PUCK

1
archaic :  an evil spirit :  demon
2
:  a mischievous sprite :  hobgoblin; specifically capitalized :  robin goodfellow

Origin of PUCK

Middle English puke, from Old English pūca; akin to Old Norse pūki devil
First Known Use: before 12th century

2puck

noun

Definition of PUCK

:  a vulcanized rubber disk used in ice hockey

Origin of PUCK

English dialect puck to poke, hit, probably from Irish poc butt, stroke in hurling, literally, buck (male deer)
First Known Use: 1891

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