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ELOPEMENT. This term is used to denote the departure of a married woman from her husband, and dwelling with an adulterer.
     2. While the wife resides with her husband, and cohabits with him, however exceptionable her conduct may be, yet he is bound to provide her with necessaries, and to pay for them; but when she elopes, the husband is no longer liable for her alimony, and is not bound to pay debts of her contracting when the separation is notorious; and whoever gives her credit under these circumstances, does so at his peril. Chit. Contr. 49; 4 Esp. R. 42; 3 Pick. R. 289; 1 Str. R. 647, 706; 6 T. R. 603; 11 John. R. 281; 12 John. R. 293; Bull. N. P. 135; Stark. Ev. part 4, p. 699.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In June, a 21-year-old tribal woman was assaulted with sticks by her family members in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly eloping with a Dalit man, police said Sunday, adding that they have arrested four persons.
Meanwhile, the victim's father has also got a case registered against the man with whom she was allegedly eloping for misleading his daughter.
Mr Otieno warned men against eloping with minors."We do not tolerate people who violate the rights of children especially girls.
Rukhsana Bibi was eloping with Qamar when the locals chased them down and the woman threw her two daughters, 7-year-old Ayesha and 3-year-old Kainat, in the canal.
Summary: Thiruvallur (Tamil Nadu), Dec 25, (ANI): A girl allegedly killed her mother here after she was stopped from eloping with her Facebook 'boyfriend', the police said here on Tuesday.
Veteran politician Jackson Kibor has been caught up in yet another row amid accusations of eloping with the wife of a 38-year-old man in Eldoret.
The man had acid injected into his eyes after eloping with his boss's wife.
While the former ABC lead may have some big plans in mind for her wedding day, she admitted to Us she also wouldn't mind eloping with her former co-star.
"I totally agreed with your response to the woman thinking of eloping to avoid having to invite her recovering alcoholic father to her wedding (Dear Coleen, June 14).