arrestment on arrestment falls quick, continual; followed by death.
arrestment on arrestment follows quick, continual; "The guillotine goes not ill."
The first of these is the bill which he introduced last session with the object of limiting the arrestment of wages.
If these be passed, it usually spreads up the leg to just below the knee before signs of arrestment appear.
No passage Spainward from the Thames; well if arrestment do not suddenly come from the Thames!
"to cause to stop," also "to detain legally," late 14c., from Old French arester "to stay, stop" (Modern French arrêter), from Vulgar Latin *arrestare (source of Italian arrestare, Spanish and Portuguese arrestar), from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + restare "to stop, remain behind, stay back" (see rest (n.2)). Figurative sense of "to catch and hold" (the attention, etc.) is from 1814.
late 14c., from Anglo-French arest, Old French areste, from arester (see arrest (v.)).
arrest ar·rest (ə-rěst')
v. ar·rest·ed, ar·rest·ing, ar·rests
To stop; check.
To undergo cardiac arrest.
An interference with or a checking of the regular course of a disease or symptom, a stoppage.
Interference with the performance of a function.
The inhibition of a developmental process, usually the ultimate stage of development.