Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To overtake with a storm; assail with storms.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To storm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To overtake with a storm; assail with storms: as, “boats bestormed,”

Etymologies

From be- +‎ storm. Compare Old English bestyrman ("to agitate"). Cognate with Dutch bestormen ("to storm, assault, rush, attack"), German bestürmen ("to storm, besiege, bombard, inundate"), Swedish bestorma ("to besiege, attack, assail"). (Wiktionary)

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