trick-or-treat


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trick-or-treat

(trĭk′ər-trēt′)
intr.v. trick-or-treat·ed, trick-or-treat·ing, trick-or-treats
To engage in the practice of asking for treats on Halloween and threatening to play tricks on those who refuse.
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It is that time of year when kids dress up in costumes, arrive at your doorstep for candy, screaming "Trick-Or-Treat!"
Daytime hours are family-friendly, with shows and a trick-or-treat trail.
No matter what time you decide to trick-or-treat, it's critical to pay attention to safety, even if you're hitting the streets before it's fully dark outside.
Walk dogs before trick-or-treat time, and always keep animals indoors - left outdoors unattended, they're targets for cruel people.
The Trick-or-Treat Trail provides a safe, interactive trick-or-treating experience where kids can trick-or-treat with over 20 lifelike dinosaurs.
At this ghoulish and fun-filled event, participants are invited to trick-or-treat amidst historic and Halloween characters as well as take a trip through the Haunted Historical Whitney Section house or visit the spooky train from 4 p.m.
Pug & Pig Trick-or-Treat is a charming, Halloween-themed children's picturebook about two friends, Pig and Pug, who want to celebrate Halloween together.
There will be game booths, trick-or-treat parade, magic show, games and prizes on Oct.
Trick-or-Treat at Springfield City Hall - 3:30 p.m.
Guests went on a trick-or-treat spree around the hotel, from guestrooms to restaurants to luggage rooms.
Trick-or-Treat at the Library Children, accompanied by an adult, may trick-or-treat, 3-5 p.m.
The students at Glassell Park Elementary School in Los Angeles who assembled to talk about UNICEF's annual Trick-or-Treat program exploded in excited screams.