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Meaning of ARRESTMENT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar*rest"ment\, n. [OF. arrestement.]
1. (Scots Law) The arrest of a person, or the seizure of his
   effects; esp., a process by which money or movables in the
   possession of a third party are attached.

2. A stoppage or check. --Darwin.

 

 

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