Definition of puckeridge in US English:

puckeridge

noun

Southern, English Regional
historical
  • The European nightjar, Caprimulgus europaeus; = "puck".

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Gilbert White (1720–1793), naturalist. Origin uncertain.

Pronunciation

puckeridge

/ˈpʌk(ə)rɪdʒ/