2. In some other place; in other places, indefinitely; as, it is reported in town and elsewhere.
(Else"whith`er) adv. To some, or any, other place; as, you will have to go elsewhither for it.
R. of Gloucester. "For elsewhither was I bound." Carlyle.
(Else"wise`) adv. Otherwise. [R.]
(El"sin) n. A shoemaker's awl. [Prov. Eng.]
(E*lu"ci*date) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elucidated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Elucidating ] [LL. elucidatus,
p. p. of elucidare; e + lucidus full of light, clear. See Lucid.] To make clear or manifest; to render
more intelligible; to illustrate; as, an example will elucidate the subject.
(E*lu`ci*da"tion) n. [Cf. F. élucidation.] A making clear; the act of elucidating or that which
elucidates, as an explanation, an exposition, an illustration; as, one example may serve for further elucidation
of the subject.
(E*lu"ci*da`tive) a. Making clear; tending to elucidate; as, an elucidative note.
(E*lu"ci*da`tor) n. One who explains or elucidates; an expositor.
(E*lu"ci*da*to*ry) a. Tending to elucidate; elucidative. [R.]
(E*luc"tate) v. i. [L. eluctatus, p. p. of eluctari to struggle out; e + luctari to wrestle.] To
struggle out; with out. [Obs.] Bp. Hacket.
(E`luc*ta"tion) n. [L. eluctatio.] A struggling out of any difficulty. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.
(E*lu"cu*brate) v. i. [L. elucubratus, p. p. of elucubrare to compose by lamplight.] See
Lucubrate. [Obs.] Blount.
(E*lu`cu*bra"tion) n. [Cf. F. élucubration.] See Lucubration. [Obs.] Evelyn.
(E*lude") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Eluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Eluding.] [L. eludere, elusum; e + ludere
to play: cf. F. éluder. See Ludicrous.] To avoid slyly, by artifice, stratagem, or dexterity; to escape from
in a covert manner; to mock by an unexpected escape; to baffle; as, to elude an officer; to elude detection,
inquiry, search, comprehension; to elude the force of an argument or a blow.
Me gentle Delia beckons from the plain,Pope.
Then, hid in shades, eludes he eager swain.
The transition from fetichism to polytheism seems a gradual process of which the stages elude close
Syn. To evade; avoid; escape; shun; eschew; flee; mock; baffle; frustrate; foil.
(E*lud"i*ble) a. Capable of being eluded; evadible.
(E"lul) n. [Heb.] The sixth month of the Jewish year, by the sacred reckoning, or the twelfth, by
the civil reckoning, corresponding nearly to the month of September.
(E*lum"ba*ted) a. [L. elumbis; e + lumbus loin.] Weak or lame in the loins. [Obs.]
(E*lu"sion) n. [LL. elusio, fr. L. eludere, elusum. See Elude.] Act of eluding; adroit escape,
as by artifice; a mockery; a cheat; trickery.