v. officially charge someone in a court of law
After his indictment by the Grand Jury, the County Criminal Court should arraign the accused man.
Sentence in Classic:
Thus she escaped not only punishment, but even the pain of being arraigned before a court for her horrid crime.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context
He saw, at once, that this wily savage had some secret agency in their present arraignment before the nation, and determined to throw every possible impediment in the way of the execution of his sinister plans.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context