Ar*rect"\, Arrected \Ar*rect"ed\, a. [L. arrectus, p. p. of arrigere to raise, erect; ad + regere to lead straight, to direct.]

1. Lifted up; raised; erect.

2. Attentive, as a person listening. [Obs.]

God speaks not the idle and unconcerned hearer, but to the vigilant and arrect. --Smalridge.
Webster's Revised


Ar*rect"\, v. t. 1. To direct. [Obs.]

My supplication to you I arrect. --Skelton.

2. [See Aret.] To impute. [Obs.] --Sir T. More.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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