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That he had not yet been arraigned he had to thank the efforts of La Boulaye.

Darby was arraigned four several times, but always acquitted.

It was for this that I arraigned my colleague, and that I intend to arraign him.

He had been admonished by clergy, and arraigned before magistrates.

I had been arraigned and found guilty upon an ex-parte statement.

Bitterly he arraigned himself for disclosing his hand to Slue-Foot.

William Hulet was arraigned on the 15th of October, and tried on the same day.

The college cooks were arraigned before a tribunal of the students.

After all, it may not be the man arrested and arraigned, though most think it is.

Woe to him who is arraigned in secret by the tears of the feeble and oppressed!

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., araynen, "to call to account," from Old French araisnier "speak to, address; accuse (in a law court)," from Vulgar Latin *arrationare, from Latin adrationare, from ad- "to" (see ad-) + *rationare, from ratio "argumentation, reckoning, calculation" (see ratio). Sense of "to call up on a criminal charge" is c.1400. The excrescent -g- is a 16c. overcorrection based on reign, etc. Related: Arraigned; arraigning.

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