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-When commonly used in conversation, [[grotesque]] means [[strange]], [[fantastic]], [[ugly]] or [[bizarre]], and thus is often used to describe [[weird]] shapes and distorted forms such as [[Halloween]] masks or [[gargoyle]]s on churches. More specifically, the grotesque forms on [[Gothic architecture|Gothic buildings]], when not used as drainspouts, should not be called [[gargoyle]]s, but rather referred to simply as grotesques, or [[chimera]]s. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/{{PAGENAMEE}}] [Apr 2007]+:[[Halloween (1978 film)|''Halloween'' (1978 film)]], the original film directed by [[John Carpenter]]
 +# The [[eve]] of [[All Hallows' Day]]; [[31st October]]; celebrated (mostly in the [[United States]], [[Canada]], [[United Kingdom]] and [[Ireland]],) by [[children]] going [[door-to-door]] in [[costume]] and demanding [[candy]] with [[menace]]s.
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 +===See also===
 +*[[All Hallows' Day]]
 +*[[trick-or-treat]]
 +*[[Samhain]]
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  1. The eve of All Hallows' Day; 31st October; celebrated (mostly in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland,) by children going door-to-door in costume and demanding candy with menaces.

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