verb \i-ˈlȯin\

Definition of eloign

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 archaic :  to take (oneself) far away

  3. 2 archaic :  to remove to a distant or unknown place :  conceal

Origin and Etymology 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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