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elope

[ilōp′]
Etymology: ME, gantlopp, to run away
Usage notes: (informal)
to leave a locked or secured psychiatric institution without notice or permission.

elope

1. To run away secretly with a lover, esp. to marry.
2. To leave a hospital, esp. a psychiatric hospital, without permission.
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The meeting, which was attended by dozens of villagers, also agreed to punish those caught eloping.
Confirming the incident, provincial governor Ghulam Dastageer Azad said couple was shot dead by extremists in front of a mosque after they were caught eloping.
Other plot threads are nicely woven into this historical romance: women participating in the labor force; an almost-engagement broken by a boyfriend eloping with another girl; social attitudinal changes in the generation ahead of Maddy and Ruth's: an ill-conceived but valiant attempt on the young women's parts to dupe others into believing Maddy's pregnancy is really Ruth's.
The 436-page book details about 1,100 weddings between 1825 and 1855 in the Scottish town, famous as a destination for eloping couples.
The town was once a mecca for eloping English couples, who were married at the smithy.
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IN A shocking incident, an Uttar Pradesh resident has allegedly raped and killed his 17- year- old daughter for eloping with her boyfriend.