[ awl-hal-oh-muhs ]
/ ˌɔlˈhæl oʊ məs /
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Origin of Allhallowmas
before 1100; Middle English alhalwemesse,Old English ealra hālgena mæsse mass of all saints
Words nearby Allhallowmas
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Example sentences from the Web for Allhallowmas
Kay had been made a knight at Allhallowmas, and when he found there was to be so fine a joust he wanted a sword, to join it.How to Tell Stories to Children|Sara Cone Bryant
His New Year's gifts are ready at Allhallowmas, and the suit he meant to meditate before them.