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Definition of Friar Rush

Friar Rush
Puck Puck, n. [OE. pouke; cf. OSw. puke, Icel. p[=u]ki an evil demon, W. pwca a hobgoblin. Cf. Poker a bugbear, Pug.] 1. (Medi[ae]val Myth.) A celebrated fairy, ``the merry wanderer of the night;' -- called also Robin Goodfellow, Friar Rush, Pug, etc. --Shak. He meeteth Puck, whom most men call Hobgoblin, and on him doth fall. --Drayton. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The goatsucker. [Prov. Eng.]

Meaning of Friar Rush from wikipedia

- Friar Rush (Broder Rusche, Bruder Rausch, Broder Ruus) is the title of a medieval Low German legend, surviving in a 1488 edition in verse form. During...
- as he was known as the "Prince of Lechery" in the 16th-century romance Friar Rush. The French Benedictine Augustin Calmet equated his name with a fine dress...
- gluttony and lasciviousness. The best known abbey lubber tale is that of Friar Rush. The lubber fiend appears also in The Red Axe by S. R. Crockett (1900)...
- "Jack-o'-Lantern History". History.com. Kittredge, G. L. (1900). "The Friar's Lantern and Friar Rush". PMLA. 15 (4): 415–441. doi:10.2307/456566. ISSN 0030-8129...
- by Mission Indians prior to 1848. The friars instructed them to keep its location secret to avoid a gold rush. In January 1847, nine months into the...
- to be the Devil. A connection between Hödekin and Friar Rush, a rascally devil in the guise of a friar, who murderously subverts the abbot's household while...
- Epp Jack Thiessen 1614 Low German Bible Bible translations into German Friar Rush Hamborger Veermaster The Juniper Tree (fairy tale) Meuse-Rhenish Moin...
- of English tales such as "Robert the Devyl, Thomas a Reading, Friar Bacon, Friar Rush, Virgilius, Robin Hood, George a Green, Tom a Lincolne, Helyas...
- folklore (and gave birth to a German and North-European version featuring a Friar Rush). In Machiavelli's account, Pluto notes that crowds of male souls arrive...
- disbanded shortly after, and Najdek became a member of local power metal band Friar Rush. In mid-2004 the band realised its musical output was limited by only...