What is Arrester?

Legal Definition
Law of Scotland. One who sues out and obtains an arrestment of his debtor's goods or movable obligations. Ersk. Pr. L. Soot. 3, 6, 1.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
In Scotch law. One who sues out and obtains an arrestment of his debtor's goods or movable obligations. Ersk. Inst 3, 6, L
-- Black's Law Dictionary