ETYM AS. aelf, ylf; akin to Mid. High Germ. alp, German alp nightmare, incubus, Icel. âlfr elf, Swed. alf, elfva; cf. Skr. orbhu skillful, artful, rabh to grasp. Related to Auf, Oaf.
(Folklore) Fairies that are somewhat mischievous; SYN. hob, gremlin, pixie, pixy, brownie, imp.
(Irregular plural: elves).
1. A small troublemaking imp.
2. A pesky problem in machinery or in a computer program, which is usually hard to locate.
Puck / pək /
Množina reči Puck je Pucks.
A mischievous sprite.
Or Robin Goodfellow or Hobgoblin; In English folklore, a mischievous fairy who will play tricks on travelers, assume various shapes, or even spoil the milk. His name is related to “pixie”.
He appears as the servant of the fairy king Oberon in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.