(All`hal"low eve`) The evening before Allhallows. See Halloween.
(All`hal"low*mas) n. The feast of All Saints.
(All`hal"lown) a. Of or pertaining to the time of Allhallows. [Obs.] "Allhallown summer." Shak.
(All`hal"low*tide`) n. [AS. tid time.] The time at or near All Saints, or November 1st.
(All"heal) n. A name popularly given to the officinal valerian, and to some other plants.
(Al*li"a*ble) a. Able to enter into alliance.
(Al`li*a"ceous) a. Of or pertaining to the genus Allium, or garlic, onions, leeks, etc.; having
the smell or taste of garlic or onions.
(Al*li"ance) n. [OE. aliaunce, OF. aliance, F. alliance, fr. OF. alier, F. allier. See Ally, and
cf. LL. alligantia.]
1. The state of being allied; the act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families,
states, parties, etc., especially between families by marriage and states by compact, treaty, or league; as,
matrimonial alliances; an alliance between church and state; an alliance between France and England.
2. Any union resembling that of families or states; union by relationship in qualities; affinity.
The alliance of the principles of the world with those of the gospel.
C. J. Smith.
The alliance . . . between logic and metaphysics.
3. The persons or parties allied. Udall.
Syn. Connection; affinity; union; confederacy; confederation; league; coalition.
(Al*li"ance), v. t. To connect by alliance; to ally. [Obs.]
(Al*li"ant) n. [Cf. F. alliant, p. pr.] An ally; a confederate. [Obs. & R.] Sir H. Wotton.
(Al"lice, Al"lis) n. (Zoöl.) The European shad (Clupea vulgaris); allice shad. See Alose.
(Al*li"cien*cy) n. Attractive power; attractiveness. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.
(Al*li"cient) a. [L. alliciens, p. pr. of allicere to allure; ad + lacere to entice.] That attracts; attracting.
n. That attracts. [Rare or Obs.]
(Al*lied") a. United; joined; leagued; akin; related. See Ally.
(Al*li*gate) v. t. [L. alligatus, p. p. of alligare. See Ally.] To tie; to unite by some tie.
Instincts alligated to their nature.
Sir M. Hale.
(Al`li*ga"tion) n. [L. alligatio.]
1. The act of tying together or attaching by some bond, or the state of being attached. [R.]
2. (Arith.) A rule relating to the solution of questions concerning the compounding or mixing of different
ingredients, or ingredients of different qualities or values.