14th century, in the meaning defined above
short for Middle English Alholowmesse, from Old English ealra halgena mæsse, literally, all saints' mass
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“Hallowmas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hallowmas. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.
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