All Fools' Day
All Fools' Day All" Fools' Day` The first day of April, a day on which sportive impositions are practiced. [1913 Webster]

The first of April, some do say, Is set apart for All Fools' Day. --Poor Robin's Almanack (1760). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • All Fools' Day — n. APRIL FOOLS DAY * * * …   Universalium

  • All Fools' Day — All′ Fools ′ Day n. April Fools Day • Etymology: 1705–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • All Fools' Day — n. APRIL FOOLS DAY …   English World dictionary

  • All Fools' day — noun the first day of April which is celebrated by playing practical jokes • Syn: ↑April Fools , ↑April Fools day • Hypernyms: ↑day • Part Holonyms: ↑April, ↑Apr …   Useful english dictionary

  • All Fools' Day — noun April 1, a day when practical jokes are traditionally played Syn: April Fools Day …   Wiktionary

  • All Fools' Day — noun Date: 1712 April Fools Day …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • All Fools' Day. — See April Fools Day. [1705 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • All Fools' Day. — See April Fools Day. [1705 15] …   Useful english dictionary

  • all fools' day — April Fool s Day, day when friends and family play tricks on one another …   English contemporary dictionary

  • All Fools' Day — noun another term for April Fool s Day …   English new terms dictionary

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