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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun All Saints' Day.
  • noun The feast observed on All Saints' Day.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Allhallow-tide.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The feast of All Saints.

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  • proper noun archaic All Saints' Day.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English Alhalwemesse, from Old English ealra hālgena mæsse : ealra, genitive pl. of eall, all; see all + hālgena : genitive pl. of hālga, saint (from hālig, holy; see holy) + mæsse, Mass; see Mass.]

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