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

[Middle English al halwes : al, all; see all + halwes, pl. of halwe, saint (from Old English hālga; see Allhallowmas).]

Examples

  • Also, in continuing with the Halloween-a-go-go that will be overrunning the blogosphere next week, I'm adding my bit by scheduling a scary book review from Monday through to Allhallows Eve.

    Embracing the Halloween Spirit

  • Also, in continuing with the Halloween-a-go-go that will be overrunning the blogosphere next week, I'm adding my bit by scheduling a scary book review from Monday through to Allhallows Eve.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Chizmar and Morrish did a fantastic job in choosing and organizing a varied and high-quality assortment of tales that should delight any reader, whether they're a fan of Allhallows Eve or not.

    Rabid Reads for Halloween: "October Dreams: A Celebration of Halloween"

  • Whether young or old, whether on Allhallows Eve or Easter Sunday, October Dreams is a treasure for anyone any day.

    Rabid Reads for Halloween: "October Dreams: A Celebration of Halloween"

  • Whether young or old, whether on Allhallows Eve or Easter Sunday, October Dreams is a treasure for anyone any day.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Chizmar and Morrish did a fantastic job in choosing and organizing a varied and high-quality assortment of tales that should delight any reader, whether they're a fan of Allhallows Eve or not.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Allhallows-tide, six weeks ere the great frost set in, the heavens had worn one heavy mask of ashen gray when clouded, or else one amethystine tinge with a hazy rim, when cloudless.

    Lorna Doone

  • "My minions will keep it cold for you and signal you when Allhallows is passed."

    The Woods Out Back

  • "Allhallows has not passed," she said through her brown-stained teeth.

    The Woods Out Back

  • In the Chapter-house is preserved a key which has been assigned to the fifteenth century, and which has been thought to have belonged to Allhallows, but it is thought that the church disappeared at an early date.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon A Short History of the Church and a Description of Its Fabric

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