E*loign" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Eloigned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Eloigning.] [F. 'eloigner, OF. esloignier; pref. es- (L. ex) + OF. & F. loin far, far off, L. longe, fr. longus long. See Elongate.]

>[Written also eloin.]

1.

To remove afar off; to withdraw.

[Obs.]

From worldly cares he did himself eloign. Spenser.

2. Law

To convey to a distance, or beyond the jurisdiction, or to conceal, as goods liable to distress.

The sheriff may return that the goods or beasts are eloigned. Blackstone.

 

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