tr.v. e·loigned, e·loign·ing, e·loigns
1. To remove or carry away to a distance, especially so as to conceal.
2. To take (oneself) to a distance.
[Middle English elongen, from Old French esloigner, from Late Latin ēlongāre : Latin ē-, ex-, ex- + Latin longus, long, distant; see del-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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