Ar*raign"ment (#), n. [Cf. OF. arraynement, aresnement.]

1. Law

The act of arraigning, or the state of being arraigned; the act of calling and setting a prisoner before a court to answer to an indictment or complaint.

2.

A calling to an account to faults; accusation.

In the sixth satire, which seems only an Arraignment of the whole sex, there is a latent admonition. Dryden.

 

© Webster 1913.

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