a person sent into or living in exile; a person compelled or choosing to live in a foreign country or a place not regarded as home ...c1470 obs.
to banish, to exile; to go into exile; to be in exile ...1535 obs. rare
from Latin ex(s)ulātus, past participle of ex(s)ulāre (to be in exile)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
c1470 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Thre hundreth eke. iii. score and one full clere,
The commons rose an hūdreth thousād amoūted
Of Kent and Essex, whiche that tyme surmounted
The kynges power and all the hie estates,
For whiche the lordes fled then as exulates,
And lefte the kyng alone [then] in the toure
With tharchbyshop of Cauntorbury there so,
And the priour to been his gouernoure..."
From: The Chronicle of Iohn Hardyng. Containing an Account of Public Transactions from the Earliest Period of English History to the Beginning of the Reign of King Edward the Fourth
Together with the Continuation by Richard Grafton
- John Hardyng