arrester

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

arrest +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

arrester (plural arresters)

  1. One who places under arrest.
  2. A device that stops or prevents, as a spark arrester that prevents sparks from being released to start fires.

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Latin arresto.

Verb[edit]

arrester

  1. (transitive) to stop
  2. (reflexive, s'arrester) to stop (stop oneself; halt oneself)
    • circa 1369, Jean Froissart, Chroniques:
      et la je m'arrestay pour attendre compaignie qui alast ou pays de Berne ou le dit conte se tenoit
      And there I stayed to wait for the company that was going to Berne where the aforementioned count was

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

arrester

  1. Alternative form of arester.

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-sts, *-stt are modified to z, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.