from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mischievous spirit in Irish folklore.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fairy that appears in animal form, often large. It appears only to some people.
- n. A convenient storage location or hiding spot created by the arrangement or form of surrounding objects
- v. The act of storing an object in a pooka
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Irish tradition, a spirit or spook in the form of a horse.
I do know that the story involves the legendary Phinn McCool, some American cowboys, a pooka a species of human Irish devils endowed with magical powers named Fergus MacPhellimey and a cellar full of leprechauns.
A lot of the time it's leanan sidhe, although once in a while you might hear something about a pooka.
I don't understand what you're doing here with this pooka nonsense.
A winding narrative told the tale of a pooka who had spent an eternity of watching writers twist and burn under the weight of their own words.
Then he picked up an acoustic guitar for “Lovelier Than Thou,” a pooka-shell-ready beach ballad.
It would make less sense though for one of the most powerful folks in the Marvel-verse to wear a pooka shell necklace and really long shorts.
I am especially fond of the lyrics. . . pooka pooka pooka, pooka pooka poo.
Let me attempt to provide a synopsis: A black kid picks up one of those picture-viewer dealies and sees some orange dudes with frosted tips and pooka shells singing a song on the beach singing… to him? what the hell is going on?
A pooka grazes peacefully where the river meets the sea
And the pooka shells, wow, the whole outfit is almost 40 years old!