Goodfellow

(Robin). Sometimes called Puck, son of Oberon, a domestic spirit, the constant attendant on the English fairy-court; full of tricks and fond of practical jokes.

That shrewd and knavish sprite
Called Robin Goodfellow.

Shakespeare: Midsummer Night's Dream, ii. 1.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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