eloign


eloign

verb \i-ˈlin\

Definition of ELOIGN

transitive verb
1
archaic :  to take (oneself) far away
2
archaic :  to remove to a distant or unknown place :  conceal

Origin of ELOIGN

Middle English eloynen, from Anglo-French esloigner, eloigner, from es- ex- (from Latin ex-) + luin, loing (adverb) far, from Latin longe, from longus long
First Known Use: 15th century

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