Definitions

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  • n. Removal to a distance; withdrawal.

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  • n. Removal to a distance; withdrawal.

Etymologies

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French éloignement.

Examples

  • But in the cadfe of fuch eloignment the lord cannot diftrain the tenant, as he may for the heriot fcrvicej becaufe the di - ftrefs was introduced for the recovery of feudal duties, of which the heriot cuftom is no part.

    The law and practice of distresses and replevin;

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