arrestment

arrestment
noun Scots Law an attachment of property for the satisfaction of a debt.

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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 on the dependence — See arrestment. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • arrestment juridictionis fundae causa — noun see arrestment …   Useful english dictionary

  • arrestment — noun see arrest I …   New Collegiate 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 — ar·rest·ment …   English syllables

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