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Allhallows

[awl-hal-ohz]
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noun
  1. All Saints' Day.

Origin of Allhallows

before 1000
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Examples from the Web for allhallows

Historical Examples

  • "Go in peace, and God and Allhallows keep thee," said the hermit.

    The Sundering Flood

    William Morris

  • She's goin' to leave me, lad; 'tis Allhallows' Eve whatever!

  • On the east side of Bread Street is the church of Allhallows.

    Old and New London

    Walter Thornbury

  • No chapel was erected within its enclosure, the Guild preferring to be incorporated with the adjoining parish of Allhallows.

    Holbein

    Beatrice Fortescue

  • It was soon after Allhallows time, when all farm servants change places in that part of the country.

    Real Ghost Stories

    William T. Stead


British Dictionary definitions for allhallows

Allhallows

noun
  1. a less common term for All Saints' Day
  2. Allhallows Eve a less common name for Halloween
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