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 Halloo when out of the Wood,Halter. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hallowe’en (October 31st),
 
according to Scotch superstition, is the time when witches, devils, fairies, and other imps of earth and air hold annual holiday. (See Hallowe’en, a poem by Robert Burns.)   1
 


 Halloo when out of the Wood,Halter. 

 
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