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Puck may refer to:

Places

People

Characters

  • Puck (Shakespeare), from A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Puck (comics), a diminutive superhero in Marvel comics
  • Puck, the narrator of the book Puck of Pook's Hill (1906) by Rudyard Kipling
  • Puck, a trickster in the animated television show Gargoyles
  • Puck, a character in the Japanese anime/manga Berserk
  • Peter Puck, the name of a hockey-puck-shaped cartoon character
  • Puck, a minor character appearing in Final Fantasy IX
  • Puck the talking dog, a character in Ouida's 1870 novel Puck
  • Puck (The Faerie Dragon), a hero in the video game Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne's custom map, "Defense of the Ancients"
  • Puck, a main character in the novel series "The Sisters Grimm"
  • Mister Puck, Aelita's doll in Code Lyoko
  • Noah "Puck" Puckerman, a character in the television show "Glee"
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Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

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Puck [1] is city in Pomorskie in Poland.

Get out

Gdansk Bay:

  • Pomeranian capital Gdansk with a beautiful old town and the biggest gothic brick church worldwide
  • sea resort Sopot with the longest European wooden pier
  • sea resort and port-city Gdynia with the biggest port on the Baltic Sea

Vistuala Bay:

  • medieval town of Elblag
  • sea resort and medieval town of Frombork with the tomb of Nicolaus Copernicus
  • sea resort Kadyny

Kashubian Coast:

On the Hel Peninsula:

On the Vistuale Peninsula:


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010
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Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From verb puck - to hit or strike something - C.f. poke (1861) Irish poc - stroke in hurling, bag

Noun

Singular
puck

Plural
pucks

puck (plural pucks)

  1. The hard rubber disc used in hockey.
  2. (Canadian) An object shaped like a hockey puck.
  3. The plastic disc used in air hockey.
  4. A disc used in the game of shuffleboard.
Derived terms
Translations
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Etymology 2

From Middle English puke, from Old English pūca, akin to Old Norse pūki (devil)

Noun

Singular
puck

Plural
pucks

puck (plural pucks)

  1. A mischievous spirit.
Derived terms

Swedish

Noun

Inflection for puck Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Base form puck pucken puckar puckarna
Possessive form pucks puckens puckars puckarnas

puck c.

  1. puck

Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Paracanthopterygii
Ordo: Lophiiformes
Subordo: Ogcocephalioidei
Superfamilia: Ceratioidea
Familia: Oneirodidae
Genus: Puck
Species: P. pinnata

Name

Puck Pietsch, 1978

Gender: feminine

Type species: Puck pinnata Pietsch, 1978, by original designation and monotypy.

References

  • Pietsch, T. W. (1978) A new genus and species of ceratioid anglerfish from the North Pacific Ocean with a review of allied genera Ctenochirichthys, Chirophryne and Leptacanthichthys. Contributions in Science (Los Angeles) No. 297: 1-25.

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Simple English

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Puck may refer to:

  • Puck (mythology), a nature spirit

Characters

  • Puck (Shakespeare), from A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Puck, the narrator of the book Puck of Pook's Hill (1906) by Rudyard Kipling
  • Puck, a character in the Japanese anime/manga Berserk
  • Puck (comics), a diminutive superhero in Marvel comics
  • Puck, a trickster in the animated television show Gargoyles
  • Peter Puck, the name of a hockey-puck-shaped cartoon character
  • Puck, a minor character appearing in Final Fantasy IX
  • Puck the talking dog, a character in Ouida's 1870 novel Puck who narrates and makes comments on British society.
  • Puck (The Faerie Dragon), a hero in the video game Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne's custom map, "Defense of the Ancients"
  • Puck, a character in the novel series "The Sisters Grimm"

People

  • Theodore Puck (1916-2005), American geneticist
  • Wolfgang Puck (born 1949), an Austrian celebrity chef and restaurateur
  • Kirby Puckett
  • Axel (Puck) Munthe, Swedish physician and author
  • David "Puck" Rainey a cast member from MTV's reality television show, The Real World

Places

  • Puck (moon), a moon of Uranus
  • Puck, Poland, a town in Poland
  • Puck Building, a block in Manhattan, New York City, USA
  • Bay of Puck, a shallow western part of the Bay of Gdańsk in the southern Baltic Sea

Others

  • Puck (band), South African based electronic band
  • Puck (sports), the object used for scoring goals in ice hockey, roller hockey, underwater hockey, air hockey, carrom and novuss
  • Sausage patty[needs proof]
  • Puck (goat), a specially captured wild goat crowned "King Puck" at Puck Fair every year in Ireland
  • Puck (magazine), a 19th century US periodical
  • Puck (literary magazine), a late 20th century US periodical
  • Puck, an amount of tamped coffee within an espresso machine's portafilter
  • Puck (computing), a pointing device used with a Graphics tablet

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