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Definition of pooka

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noun

  1. A fairy that appears in animal form, often large. It appears only to some people.
  2. A convenient storage location or hiding spot created by the arrangement or form of surrounding objects

verb

  1. The act of storing an object in a pooka

    Group

    Pooka was the former songwriting duo of UK guitarists/vocalists Sharon Lewis and Natasha Jones. They took their name from Púca, a mythical Irish goblin with an uneven temper.

    Character

    Pooka is the name Anastasia gives her furry little guardian angel when he helps her decide which road to take at the crossroads of her life. He protects his mistress and guards her with a passion against the dangers of Rasputin and takes an immediate liking to Vladimir.

    Music

    1. "Pooka" is a musical album of Lars Horntveth.
      • released in (10 years ago)
    2. "Pooka" is a musical album of Pooka.
      • released in (20 years ago)
    3. "Pooka" is a musical album of Whisky Trail.
      • released in (28 years ago)

    Film

    "Pooka" is a 2010 short animation comedy written and directed by Maurey Loeffler.

    Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for pooka

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    Google previewBolster's Quarterly Magazine. ... (1826)

    Pooka is a malignant sprite which exults in the destruction of the human species. It stands upon the brow of some darkling mountain, and slays with its breath whoever has the rashness to approach the lonely region over which it presides, or it ...

    Google previewAstrology of the Moon (2010)

    by Amy Herring

    A pooka is a mythical creature from Celtic legend, often one as- sociated with the fairy world. They can change shape or disappear and reappear and are not typically malicious, but just like understanding the progressed moon 103.

    Google previewThe Journal of civilization

    by Society for the Advancement of Civilization

    The Pouke or Pooka means literally the evil one1) playing the puck, a common Anglo-Irish phrase, is equivalent to playing the devil. There are many localities favourite haunts ...

    Google previewChristian Missionary Civilization (1842)

    Its Necessity, Progress and Blessing. Illustrated with 78 Engravings on Wood

    The Pouke or Pooka means literally the evil one', playing the puck, a common Anglo-Irish phrase, is equivalent to playing the devil. There are many localities favourite haunts ...

    Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore (2009)

    by Patricia Monaghan

    pooka known from more than one site. It is possible that the number of divinities may have been somewhat smaller if each god had many titles, as the second person of the Christian trinity is known as “Jesus,” “Lord,” “Christ,” “Savior ,” “Son ...

    Google previewThe Tattoo Encyclopedia (2012)

    by Terisa Green

    PWCCA Although it may look like an acronym, pwcca is Welsh (where the “w” sounds like a double “0,” hence “pooka”). Despite sometimes being taken to mean “Satan,” and used in some demon-inspired tattoo artwork, pwcca is actually more ...

    Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales (2007)

    by Donald Haase

    Irish (pooka or phooka), ...

    Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1918)

    by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

    POOKA 43 POOBE POONA, poTS'na, officially Puna. The capital of a district in Bombay, British India, on the river Mutha, near its confluence with the Mula, on an almost treeless plateau, about 74 miles southeast of Bombay (Map: India, B 5).

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology (2013)

    by Theresa Bane

    Variation: Ellylldan, Jacky Lantern, Pooka, Pwca, Spunkie Similar to the WILL 0' THE WISP, the ellydan (“luring ELF-fire”) of Welsh fairy lore leads travelers astray at night. It will lure unsuspecting travelers to dangerous precipices or into bogs.

    Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales: G-P (2008)

    by Donald Haase

    Irish (pooka or phooka), ...

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    The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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