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[awl-hal-ohz] /ˌɔlˈhæl oʊz/
Origin of Allhallows
before 1000 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • An' here 'tis Allhallows' Eve again, an' the best year of my life is past, an' she must die in an hour an' a half.

    One-Act Plays Various
  • "Go in peace, and God and Allhallows keep thee," said the hermit.

    The Sundering Flood William Morris
  • At the corner of Seething-lane stands the church of Allhallows Barking.

  • She's goin' to leave me, lad; 'tis Allhallows' Eve whatever!

    One-Act Plays Various
  • I'd better be drinkin' when neighbors go walkin' round the village on Allhallows' Eve with their heads done up in white.

    One-Act Plays Various
  • On the east side of Bread Street is the church of Allhallows.

    Old and New London Walter Thornbury
  • It was soon after Allhallows time, when all farm servants change places in that part of the country.

    Real Ghost Stories William T. Stead
  • And therewith he knelt before the Knight and put his hands between his hands, and swore by Allhallows to be true to him.

    The Sundering Flood William Morris
  • No chapel was erected within its enclosure, the Guild preferring to be incorporated with the adjoining parish of Allhallows.

    Holbein Beatrice Fortescue
  • We wish that all the City churches had their names engraved on some stone, like that of Allhallows, Bread-street.

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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