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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.

  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.


vb. (obsolete spelling of eloign English)