arester


arester
I To arrest; to stop. II The creditor in an arrestment.

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  • Arresting — Arrest Ar*rest , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Arrested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arresting}.] [OE. aresten, OF. arester, F. arr[^e]ter, fr. LL. arrestare; L. ad + restare to remain, stop; re + stare to stand. See {Rest} remainder.] 1. To stop; to check or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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