Arraignment

Definition of Arraignment

Ar`raign´ment
n.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.

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accusal, accusing, allegation, allegement, anathema, bail, bill of particulars, blame, bringing of charges, bringing to book, castigation, censure, complaint, condemnation, count, damnation, decrial, delation, denouncement, denunciation, excoriation, flaying, fulmination, fustigation, impeachment, implication, indictment, information, innuendo, insinuation, lawsuit, laying of charges, pillorying, plaint, presentment, prosecution, reprehension, reproach, reprobation, skinning alive, stricture, suit, taxing, true bill, unspoken accusation, veiled accusation
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