All Hallows (feast of) All Saints, 1 November. OE. ealra hālgena (day) of all saints; hence, with retention of the g. pl. inflexion, ME. alle halewene (XIII), all halowen (XV), allhollon (XVI), etc.; with loss of this, al halow, al hal (XIV), etc.; with substitution of -s from XV. See HALLOW1.
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