1. Law The act of arraigning, or the state of being arraigned; the act of calling and setting a prisoner before a court to answer to an indictment or complaint.
2. A calling to an account to faults; accusation.
In the sixth satire, which seems only an Arraignment of the whole sex, there is a latent admonition. --Dryden.
n : a legal document calling someone to court to answer an