eloign(redirected from eloigns)
tr.v. e·loigned, e·loign·ing, e·loigns Archaic
1. To remove or carry away to a distance, especially so as to conceal.
2. To take (oneself) to a distance.
(tr) archaic to remove (oneself, one's property, etc) to a distant place
[C16: from Anglo-French esloigner to go far away; related to Latin longē (adv) far; compare elongate]
eˈloigner, eˈloiner n
eˈloignment, eˈloinment n
v.t. e•loigned or e•loined, e•loign•ing or e•loin•ing.
to remove to a distance, esp. to conceal (property) by removing beyond the jurisdiction of a court.
[1490–1500; < Anglo-French, Old French e(s)loigner to go or take far; see elongate]
Past participle: eloigned