When alls said and done is there any place in the world so comfortable as London?
"You'd make a tidy bit on the 'alls," said Beale, quite awestruck.
And so, alls well that ends well, even if it be only a Semi-Detached House.
But you must have de still-house nowhere but in Ahadarra for alls dat.
It grew late, and all sounds in the town were hushed; only now and then the alls well!
I reckon you Yanks is scooped out thinner than what we alls is.'
They had left the Four alls early on the morning after that strange incident at the squire's.
The silence of the night is not broken by many challenges or the alls well!
Immediately across them the sign of the “Four alls” inn attracts notice.
Afterwards he said that he had his suspicions of alls not being as it seemed.
Old English eall "all, every, entire," from Proto-Germanic *alnaz (cf. Old Frisian, Old High German al, Old Norse allr, Gothic alls), with no certain connection outside Germanic.
Combinations with all meaning "wholly, without limit" were common in Old English (e.g. eall-halig "all-holy," eall-mihtig "all-mighty") and the method continued to form new compound words throughout the history of English. First record of all out "to one's full powers" is 1880. All-terrain vehicle first recorded 1968. All clear as a signal of "no danger" is recorded from 1902. All right, indicative of approval, is attested from 1953.