verb (used with object), be·sieged, be·sieg·ing.
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Origin of besiege
OTHER WORDS FROM besiegebe·siege·ment, nounbe·sieg·er, nounbe·sieg·ing·ly, adverbun·be·sieged, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for besiege
Already besieged by a viral threat from without, we feared we were now at war with some other invader within.
So crazy, they even besieged the pilots when they went into the bathroom.The Tragic Mid-Air Plane Crash That Changed the American Aviation Industry Forever|Eileen Bjorkman|September 1, 2020|Time
And I will make a circle round about thee, and I will cast up a rampart against thee, and raise up bulwarks to besiege thee.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
One is that the English should have gone so far out of their way as to besiege Dunaverty so zealously, or at all.
Towards the end of March 1312 he was preparing to besiege Berwick with an unusually large force.
He was able to invade the latter country in force, and to besiege the city of Urmi for some weeks in the early seventies.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
Not long after Guise's approach, fearing that his design was to besiege the city of Orleans, Coligny threw himself into it.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird