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arrest sb. (always with legal or judicial reference)
1. “under (an) arrest,” under legal restraint, arrested Meas. I. ii. 141, R2 IV. i. 158.
2. order, decree Ham. II. ii. 67 “he . . . sends out arrests On Fortinbras.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 2.2
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 4.1
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