Definition of Hallowmas

1. Noun. A Christian feast day honoring all the saints; first observed in 835.

Exact synonyms: All Saints' Day, Allhallows, Hallowmass, November 1
Generic synonyms: Holy Day Of Obligation
Group relationships: Nov, November



Definition of Hallowmas

1. n. The feast of All Saints, or Allhallows.

Definition of Hallowmas

1. Noun. (archaic) All Saints Day, November 1 ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hallowmas

Halley's Comet
Hallgren syndrome
Hallie
Hallmark holiday
Hallmark moment
Hallmark moments
Hallmarkish
Hallmarky
Hallopeau's disease
Hallowe'en
Hallowe'eny
Halloween
Halloweener
Halloweeny
Hallowmas (current term)
Hally
Halobacterium halobium
Halocarpus
Halocarpus bidwilli
Halococcus morrhuae
Halogeton
Halogeton glomeratus
Halogeton souda
Haloragaceae
Haloragidaceae
Halson
Halsted's law
Halsted's operation

Literary usage of Hallowmas

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1. An Historical Account of the Plantation in Ulster at the Commencement of the by George Hill (1877)
"... shall do herein, the same to certify us in our High Court of Chancery in our said Realm of Ireland, before Hallowmas next ensuing the date hereof. ..."

2. Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland: Tales and by John Gregorson Campbell (1902)
"It was a sign of a bad winter if it fell upon a Wednesday, according to the saying: " When Hallowmas is on Wednesday, it is afflictive after it" (Nuair is ..."

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