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 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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  • eloigning — v. remove, send away …   English contemporary 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

  • 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… …   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

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