Hallantide

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Hallantide ‎(uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, dialectal, Ireland, Isle of Man, Lincoln, Northampton, Worcester, Shropshire, Gloucester, Hertford, Isle of Wight, Wiltshire, Somerset, Cornwall) All Saints' Day
    • c. 17th century, Browne, William, “An Epistle occasioned by the most intolerable Jangling of the Papists' Bells on All Saints' Night”, in The Poems of William Browne of Tavistock[1], volume 2, published 1894, page 229:
      Palmes and my friend, this night of Hallantide / Left all alone, and no way occupied
    • 1872, Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society's Proceedings, “Somersetshire Glossary”, in Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society's[2], page 17:
      Hallantide ... All Saints' Day, (hallow-een-tide)

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