What does arraignment mean?
The definition of arraignment
Ar*raign”ment, n.
Etym: [Cf. OF. arraynement, aresnement.]

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.