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Related to Arest: Arestin


n.1.A support for the spear when couched for the attack.
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AREST obsolete form of arrest and erst [OED] ARETS reckons, ascribes, imputes [Web2] ARSET backwards, a Scots term [SND] ARSTE Middle English form of erst, first [MED, erest, c1450 quote.
AREST assured you are not alone, as highlighted in a survey by Abbott Labs, which found 83 per cent of parents have had problems with fussy eating.
Brennan S, Sly PD, Gangell CL, Sturges N, Winfield K, Wikstrom M, Gard S, Upham JW; AREST CF.