Charged; charging. The convening a person charged with a crime before a judge. Staundef. P. C. 45. It is used sometimes for imputed or laid unto; as no folly may be arretted to one under age. Cowell.
Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition
arrectatus, i.e. ad rectum vocatus. Convened before a judge and charged with a crime. Ad rectum malefactorem, is, according to Bracton, to have a malefactor forthcoming to be put on his trial. Sometimes it is used for imputed or laid to his charge; as, no folly may be arretted to any one under age.