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The day or evening before All Souls' Day.Related All Saints' Night
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Walter Scott (1771–1832), poet and novelist. From all + the genitive plural of soul + eve.
All Souls' Eve/ˌɔːl ˈsəʊlz ˌiːv/
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