Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Eloign'
Eloign Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- 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.]
- To remove afar off; to withdraw. [Obs.] From worldly cares he did himself eloign. --Spenser.
- (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.