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Puck or Robin Goodfellow

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A fairy and merry wanderer of the night, “rough, knurly-limbed, faun-faced, and shock-pated, a very Shetlander among the gossamer-wimged” fairies around him. (See Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, ii. 1; iii. 1.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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