Eloigned
Eloign E*loign", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Eloigned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Eloigning}.] [F. ['e]loigner, 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.] [1913 Webster]

From worldly cares he did himself eloign. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) To convey to a distance, or beyond the jurisdiction, or to conceal, as goods liable to distress. [1913 Webster]

The sheriff may return that the goods or beasts are eloigned. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • eloigned — v. remove, send away …   English contemporary dictionary

  • elongata — Eloigned,–a sheriff s return on a writ of replevin if the goods are carried out of the county, or concealed; that is, eloigned. See 3 Bl Comm 148 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • elongatus — Eloigned. See eloign …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Eloign — E*loign , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Eloigned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Eloigning}.] [F. [ e]loigner, 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eloigning — Eloign E*loign , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Eloigned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Eloigning}.] [F. [ e]loigner, 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eloin — Eloign E*loign , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Eloigned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Eloigning}.] [F. [ e]loigner, 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • elongata — /aloggeyta/iylorjgeyts/ Eloigned; carried away to a distance. The old form of the return made by a sheriff to a writ stating that the goods or beasts had been eloigned; that is, carried to a distance, to places to him unknown. 3 Bl.Comm. 148. The …   Black's law dictionary

  • elongatus — /iylorjgeytas/ Eloigned. A return made by a sheriff to a writ de homine replegiando, stating that the party to be replevied has been eloigned, or conveyed out of his jurisdiction. 3 Bl.Comm. 129 …   Black's law dictionary

  • elongavit — /iylongeyvat/ In England, where in a proceeding by foreign attachment the plaintiff has obtained judgment of appraisement, but by reason of some act of the garnishee the goods cannot be appraised (as where he has removed them from the city, or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • elongata — /aloggeyta/iylorjgeyts/ Eloigned; carried away to a distance. The old form of the return made by a sheriff to a writ stating that the goods or beasts had been eloigned; that is, carried to a distance, to places to him unknown. 3 Bl.Comm. 148. The …   Black's law dictionary

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