noun see arrest I

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  • arrestment — index custody (incarceration) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 arrestment …   Law dictionary

  • Arrestment — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A stoppage or check. Darwin.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arrestment — An old English and Scottish term for what is better known today as foreign attachment or garnishment, but applying only to the provisional remedy, not to any proceeding under or in aid of an execution. Wilder v InterIsland Steam Navigation Co.… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • arrestment — See arrestable. * * * …   Universalium

  • arrestment — noun The action of arresting (in any sense) …   Wiktionary

  • arrestment — ar rest·ment || mÉ™nt n. arrest; imprisonment, confinement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arrestment — noun Scots Law an attachment of property for the satisfaction of a debt …   English new terms dictionary

  • arrestment — ar·rest·ment …   English syllables

  • arrestment — /əˈrɛstmənt/ (say uh restmuhnt) noun 1. Law the state of being under arrest; detention. 2. Scottish Law the prevention of a debtor (the arrestee) from paying a creditor, until a claim upon that creditor by another person (the arrester) has been… …   Australian English dictionary

  • arrestment — n. esp. Sc. attachment of property for the satisfaction of a debt …   Useful english dictionary

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