Arraught Ar*raught" [The past tense of an old v. areach or arreach. Cf. {Reach}, obs. pret. raught.] Obtained; seized. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • arraught — (Spenser), pa. tense of areach v. Obs …   Useful english dictionary

  • areach — /a rēchˈ/ (obsolete) transitive verb (pat (Spenser) arraught /a rötˈ/) 1. To reach, get at 2. To seize ORIGIN: OE ārǣcan, from ā (intensive), and rǣcan to reach …   Useful english dictionary

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