eloign

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verb \ i-ˈlȯin \

Definition of eloign

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


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