The night preceding Allhallows or All Saints Day November 1 additionally the entire day October 31 it is marked by functions or celebrations and often by pranks played by young adults
- the evening before All Saints' time; frequently specialized in pranks played by teenagers
- The night preceding Allhallows or All Saints' Day.
c.1745, Scottish shortening of Allhallow-even "Eve of most Saints, yesterday evening of October" (1550s), the past night of the year into the old Celtic schedule, in which it had been Old season's Night, a night for witches. A pagan vacation given a cursory baptism and sent on its way. See hallow; in addition see hallows.
Halloween [Rob Zombie, 2007]
- Hallowe'en [spv.]
- Holloween [spv.]
(letter.) The night preceding Allhallows or All Saints' Day.
This one looks like a busted piece of Halloween pottery.