- n. Plural form of siege.
“We'll also have ongoing, longer demonstrations - what we call sieges - that last from 6 in the morning until 10 at night.”
“Moscow were murdered in sieges by: (a) Russian exchange students”
“Trojan adventures in sieges of statistics, and, armed with test tubes and hypodermics, engages in gladiatorial contests with weird microorganisms.”
“They have fought the enemies of the country heroically, like Maria Pita and Augustina de Aragon; they have stood by their husbands and sons in sieges and battles, being a source of strength, and never a pretext for weakness.”
“To these liquid combustibles the city and empire of Constantine owed their deliverance; and they were employed in sieges and sea-fights with terrible effect.”
“Bombard: Very large caliber front-loading cannon used in sieges.”
“To reconcile these apparent contradictions, we must allow for some delay in the Persian king, some inaccuracy in the historian, and some disorder in the seasons.] 60 The account of these sieges is given by Ammianus, xx.”
“They did not know of the great change that the last half-century had made in sieges.”
“Their sieges were a succession of butcheries; because the commonest materials, and the means necessary to their art, were denied the engineers_. "[”
Elements of Military Art and Science Or, Course Of Instruction In Strategy, Fortification, Tactics Of Battles, &C.; Embracing The Duties Of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, And Engineers; Adapted To The Use Of Volunteers And Militia; Third Edition; With Critical Notes On The Mexican And Crimean Wars.
“For her, and the seed to come after whose image she bore, I have died in tree-tops and stood long sieges in cave-mouths and on mud - walls.”
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