Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Common misspelling of sieges.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Civil War, when Southern soldiers were able to live off of them during seiges from the North.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Rebuilding the military, and drawing back from drawn-out seiges and occupations are obviously top orders.

    AP Poll: Bush Is Both the Biggest "Hero" and "Villain"

  • One, during one of the seiges, it was as if the dragon queen's army just appeared out of nowhere.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • There were elves, magic, a classic Warhammer monster species and all the things to be expected in a Warhammer novel - battles, seiges, death and honour, blood-soaked victories won against impossible odds.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • But if the hard-liners feel threatened by Washington, say experts, they may encourage a Shiite insurgency in Iraq -- and a lot more embassy seiges.

    'Helpfully Neutral'

  • The ancient capital of the Byzantine Empire and, afterwards, the Ottoman Empire, Constantinople (after 1930 known as Istanbul) has a long history of conquests and seiges.

    Note: Constantinople

  • As long as Israel put seiges, roadblocks, invading towns and villages and controlling palestinian lives with military means under such a regime, the responsibility over the palestinians is under Israeli hands.

    Why We Need a Fence | Jewschool

  • In doing this he ought to have the assistance of all necessary apparatus, maps, globes, plans of towns and seiges, military engines, and so forth.

    North Carolina Schools and Academies 1790-1840 A Documentary History

  • There is our lord the Pope, Alexander III., slow and yet persistent, wrestling hard with the terrible Emperor Frederick Barbarossa, who is often marching away to seiges of Milan, reducing strong rogues and deeply wronging the church (whose forged documents are all purely genuine).

    Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln A Short Story of One of the Makers of Mediaeval England

  • There are over 450 battles skirmishes and seiges in Englald alone.

    Army Rumour Service

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.