Did you maybe mean beleaguered?
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of leaguer.
“With no infantry of their own to exploit another breakthrough, the British and South Africans turned back, and by nightfall the leading elements of the 7th Armoured Brigade were leaguered on the airfield.”
“It was of the last consequence that all intercourse betwixt the lovers should be stopped, and, by dint of gold and authority, Lady Ashton contrived to possess herself of such a complete command of all who were placed around her daughter, that, if fact, no leaguered fortress was ever more completely blockaded; while, at the same time, to all outward appearance Miss Ashton lay under no restriction.”
“Javelins thrust, swords flashed upward, bringing down horse and rider, and greatly outnumbered, leaguered on every side, the Gaels had perished among their foes, but at that instant, from the other side the crashing chariots smote the Roman ranks.”
“In moments, the airship was sailing skyward through the rugged peaks, lifting over the defiles it could not navigate to reach the be - leaguered men.”
“The forward units leaguered that night some six miles from the commanding hilltop town of Villers-Bocage, watching in the darkness the flames of Caumont on the American front to the west.”
“Thereafter, they leaguered all day in woodlands by the line of march, and drove only in darkness to reach Caumont around noon on 12 June.”
“But the Germans had now enjoyed ample time to prepare their defences, and after a week the Russo - Polish effort died away, with the attackers having learned, as the Anglo-Saxons were learning that same time at Arnhem, that the last five or six miles can be critical when a be - leaguered garrison has to be relieved.”
“A faster and surer method of getting reinforcements to the be - leaguered island had to be found.”
“Take you not shame to be again held leaguered in your ramparts, O”
“Aeneadae are held leaguered within their trenches, with no hope of retreat.”
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