American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A mischievous sprite in English folklore; Puck.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A domestic spirit or fairy, said to be the offspring of a mortal woman and Oberon, king of Fairyland. He is analogous to the brownie of Scotland. It was from the popular belief in this spirit that Shakspere's Puck was derived.
- n. As a general name, an elf; a fairy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- A celebrated fairy; Puck. See puck.
- n. a mischievous sprite of English folklore
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