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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  2.  A  stoppage  or  check.  --Darwin.