Eloign

E*loign"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Eloigned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Eloigning.] [F. 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.]
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From worldly cares he did himself eloign.
Spenser.
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2. (Law) To convey to a distance, or beyond the jurisdiction, or to conceal, as goods liable to distress.
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The sheriff may return that the goods or beasts are eloigned.
Blackstone.
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