Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To besiege.
  • noun A siege.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To besiege.
  • noun obsolete A siege.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A siege.
  • verb To besiege.

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Examples

  • Burgundy, he sent his steward against them of Sens for to assiege the city.

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  • The tidings came to him one day that Briant and Meliant were riding through his land with great routs of folk, and were minded to assiege Pannenoisance; and the King issued forth of

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  • Montagnards (1867); Histoire de la Revolution de 1870-71 (second edition, 1875, 5 vols.); La France Envahie (1871); Le Champ de Bataille de Sedan (1871); Paris assiege and Les Prussiens chez eux (1872); Cinq

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