Origin of Allhallows

before 1000 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for allhallows

Historical Examples of allhallows

  • "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.


    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



a less common term for All Saints' Day
Allhallows Eve a less common name for Halloween
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