- See also trick or treat.
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How to use Halloween in a sentence
Some experienced late-semester peaks from Halloween parties or from a surge in a nearby city.How 5 universities tried to handle COVID-19 on campus | Betsy Ladyzhets | February 23, 2021 | Science News
For example, monthly recurring revenue is probably more important to a company like BarkBox than it is for, say, Spirit Halloween.Selecting better KPIs for your business: What to consider and how to bolster your most important metric | George Nguyen | January 7, 2021 | Search Engine Land
In the example above, I chose to connect about Halloween costumes via Instagram.Social media techniques to integrate into your digital PR strategy | Nicole Franco | December 4, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
One day she and a colleague walked into the dementia ward wearing full protective equipment, and one of the residents, looking up, guessed that it was a Halloween party.In a relentless pandemic, nursing-home workers are worn down and stressed out | Will Englund | December 3, 2020 | Washington Post
For Mitchell and Skye Cohen, the third-generation owners of Economy Candy in New York City, the short period between Halloween and New Year’s is usually the busiest season.How Small Retailers Are Getting Creative to Survive a Pandemic Holiday Season | Cady Lang | December 3, 2020 | Time
He once experimented with dressing as “Hilda the Wicked Witch” as a way to expand his business to Halloween.Kerry Bentivolio: The Congressman Who Believes in Santa Claus | Ben Jacobs | December 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One of the best parties was at Halloween when Atlantic Records had their party here.The Hot Designer Who Hates Fashion: VK Nagrani Triumphs His Own Way | Tom Teodorczuk | December 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On Halloween Ed proved he has not been forgotten when he published a now-famous epistle in response to the Jian Ghomeshi scandal.Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything | Soraya Roberts | November 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Another aunt recalled something Laylah had said to her when they went trick-or-treating on Halloween just a few days before.11 Children Shot in Milwaukee, One in Her Grandpa's Lap | Michael Daly | November 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The two met on the Halloween II set, and later married and have three children.Meet the Hollywood Power Couple Who Bet Big on the Midterms—and Lost | Asawin Suebsaeng | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I saw your wraith choose out its last lodgment on Halloween; I know the spot.Rookwood | William Harrison Ainsworth
"Oh, what a beautiful Halloween frolic," sighed Babette as she leaned her head on Antone's shoulder and fell fast asleep.
Then he lay down to sleep and dreamed of the Halloween frolic until he was wakened by his mother.
Now it happened one night in the season of Halloween that Antone sat carving jack-o'-lanterns to sell in the village.
She wished a Halloween frolic, but whether she frolicked at home or in the village mattered not at all.
British Dictionary definitions for Halloween
the eve of All Saints' Day celebrated on Oct 31 by masquerading; Allhallows Eve
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