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Hallowmas

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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


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