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noun Hal·low·mas \ˈha-lō-ˌmas, ˈha-lə-, -məs\

Definition of Hallowmas

Origin and Etymology of hallowmas

short for Middle English Alholowmesse, from Old English ealra halgena mæsse, literally, all saints' mass

First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with hallowmas

biogas, biomass, bottled gas, cabin class, channel bass, cocktail glass, come to pass, demitasse, dressing glass, fiberglass, forward pass, gallowglass, gravitas, hippocras, isinglass, laughing gas, lemongrass, looking glass, Loveland Pass, lower-class, master class, middle-class, Montparnasse, opera glass, outlet pass, overclass, overpass, Plexiglas, Rogers Pass, ruby glass, safety glass, sassafras, second-class, shovel pass, solar mass, solemn mass, superclass, tourist class, underclass, underpass, upper-class, votive mass, water glass, weatherglass, working-class

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to make more appealing or attractive

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