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- (obsolete, dialectal, Ireland, Isle of Man, Lincoln, Northampton, Worcester, Shropshire, Gloucester, Hertford, Isle of Wight, Wiltshire, Somerset, Cornwall) All Saints' Day
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.
- Observations on Some of The Dialects in The West of England - Somerset Particularly