For three decades, ‘puck’ waged war on all things holy—politicians, social mores, and the news.
At 19:25 of the period Worsley saved on him again, when the puck hit his right arm.
Maj. Gen. M.A.R. West, commanding commonwealth Division, ceremonially dropped the puck in the regimental championship game.
On some issues, puck was so mired in its own times that the commentary is redundant.
puck was lying loose ten feet from the net and I just slapped it in.
The nurseries overflow with messy pets—nor does puck ever remember to feed his guinea-pig.
Their aids, the apprentices, pique the fancy, as puck harnessed to labour might do.
Milly and Bertie were rather sorrowful at the thought of losing their playmates, but puck brought good news from the Crag.
That puck of Shakespeare was right: What fools these mortals be!
Schonberg went to the ice and his stick flew out of his hand while Roy flew on with the puck slipping along in front of him.
"ice hockey disk," 1891, possibly from puck (v.) "to hit, strike" (1861), which perhaps is related to poke (v.) via notion of "push." Another suggestion traces the noun to Irish poc "bag."
"mischievous fairy" (in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"), probably from pouke "devil, evil spirit" (c.1300), from Old English puca, pucel "goblin," cognate with Old Norse puki "devil, fiend," of unknown origin (cf. pug). Celtic origins also have been proposed. Capitalized since 16c. His disguised name was Robin Goodfellow.