Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: Allhallown- (as in Allhallowntide & Allhallownmas, earlier variants of Allhallowtide, Allhallowmas)
obsolete : occurring at or near the time of Allhallows

Allhallown summer — Shakespeare

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allˈhallˈown, allˈhallˈowen, allˈhollˈown or allˈhallˈond adjective (orig genitive pl of noun; obsolete)
(Shakespeare al-hallown summer a spell of fine weather about All Hallows)
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  • Allhallown — All hal lown, a. Of or pertaining to the time of Allhallows. [Obs.] Allhallown summer. Shak. (i. e., late summer; Indian Summer ). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English