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eloin


eloin


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eloin  \E*loin"\,  v.  t. 
  See  {Eloign}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.] 
 
  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.