- (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, 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, page 17:
- Hallantide ... All Saints' Day, (hallow-een-tide)
- “Hallantide” in A dictionary of archaic and provincial words, obsolete phrases, proverbs, and ancient customs, from the fourteenth century, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, published J. R. Smith, 1860.
- Wright, Joseph (1902) The English Dialect Dictionary, volume 3, Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 33
- Observations on Some of The Dialects in The West of England - Somerset Particularly