Origin: < dial. puck, to strike, akin to poke
- a mischievous sprite or elf
- Robin Goodfellow: Puck appears as a character in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
Origin: ME puke < OE puca, akin to ON puki, devil < IE base *beu-, to blow up, swell > pout, poke
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Origin: Perhaps from dialectal puck, to strike.
- A mischievous sprite in English folklore.
- A satellite of Uranus.
Origin: Middle English pouke, goblin, from Old English pūca.
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